William Rehnquist

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Noun1.William Rehnquist - United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924)
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When we had our lunch with Chief Justice Rehnquist, one of my Kennedy co-clerks (and it wasn't Neil Gorsuch) somewhat boldly asked the chief justice what kinds of cases he liked the most.
That conclusion, however, is not supported by "conventional stare decisis principles," explained Chief Justice Rehnquist.
Justice Antonin Scalia, following Chief Justice Rehnquist, declares, "The whole theory of democracy .
First, I identify what is useful in The Partisan-, information, some new, some helpful elaborations of what was already known, which helps us better understand Chief Justice Rehnquist, the private man and the public jurist.
10) The New Federalism established the proposition that there were limits that were compelled by what Chief Justice Rehnquist referred to as "first principles" of constitutional government.
He clerked for Chief Justice Rehnquist, worked in the Reagan White House, and served as the principal deputy solicitor general in President George H.
Hibbs, (3) in which Chief Justice Rehnquist led the Court in upholding against heavy assault the family-care leave provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
Maybe the supreme gift of Yiddish to the English language is the word 'mensch,'" syndicated columnist Richard Cohen wrote during the 1986 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice Rehnquist, a Lutheran.
4) The majority opinion in each of these cases was written by Chief Justice Rehnquist and joined by Justices O'Connor, Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas.
After that debacle, we in the press corps politely asked Chief Justice Rehnquist if, in the future, he could spread the rulings out over several days.
24) The majority opinion, signed on to by Justice Thomas and Chief Justice Rehnquist, saw the issue differently, and did not acknowledge the line-item veto as of a piece with earlier discretionary spending power.
There is no question John Roberts has enormous respect for the work of Chief Justice Rehnquist," he says, but it is not clear that either Roberts or Alito shares their predecessors' deep commitment to the states.

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