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 Who did Nixon appoint as the new chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1969?

Answer Warren E. Burger was nominated by President Richard Nixon in June 1969 as the new Supreme Court chief justice. Congress approved the nomination, and Burger took the judicial oath June 23, 1969. Bur... Read More »
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Who was the 1st U.S. Supreme Court chief justice?

John Jay served as the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was appointed by George Washington in 1789 and served until 1795. Jay also served as the governor of New York and co-authore... Read More »
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Who was the chief justice of the Supreme Court in 2009?

John G. Roberts was chief justice of the Supreme Court in 2009. Roberts, a Harvard Law School graduate and former appellate judge, became chief justice in 2005. He filled the spot opened by the dea... Read More »
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Who was the chief justice of the Supreme Court in 2008?

John G. Roberts Jr. was chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008. President George W. Bush nominated him for the position, and Roberts took office on Sept. 29, 2005, becoming the 17th chief ... Read More »
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Who picks the chief justice of the Supreme Court?

The chief justice of the Supreme Court is picked by the president but must be confirmed by the Senate. When a vacancy opens, the president can either nominate another Supreme Court justice to be ch... Read More »
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