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ABA reviews recommendation for Supreme Court nominee Roberts

[JURIST] The American Bar Association (ABA) [official website] is revisiting the recommendation it gave for US Supreme Court nominee John Roberts [JURIST news archive] when he was nominated for the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit [official website] in 2001 to determine if it will suffice as a stricter Supreme Court recommendation. The ABA's process includes interviewing more that 1,000 individuals including judges, law professors, community leaders, other lawyers, and Roberts himself. A committee of fifteen members has been created to oversee the recommendation review which will focus on Roberts' judicial temperament, integrity and professional competence. An August 20 vote is anticipated by the committee members to determine Roberts' rating of either well qualified, qualified or not qualified. AP has more.

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