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BREAKING NEWS ~ ABA gives nominee Roberts top rating

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the American Bar Association [group website] has given US Supreme Court nominee John Roberts [JURIST news archive] a "well-qualified" rating, the highest recommendation given by the ABA to judicial nominees. An ABA committee was formed in July [JURIST report] to review whether the "well-qualified" rating earned by Roberts when he was nominated for the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in 2001 would suffice as a Supreme Court recommendation. AP has more.

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