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Final White House documents on Roberts released in California, DC

[JURIST] The last of the publicly accessible documents authored by US Supreme Court nominee John Roberts [JURIST news archive] in storage at the Reagan Library [official website] in were released simultaneously Thursday in California and Washington, DC. The thousands of pages of material complete the greater-than 50,000 pages of work product produced by Roberts while he was a junior White House legal counsel under former US President Ronald Reagan [official profile]. Nearly 2,000 documents remain sealed in the Library due to national security and intelligence restrictions. The documents covered issues as diverse as Roberts' views on the proper method for creating gender equality to Senate proposals on crime-fighting. One of Roberts' memos was critical of then junior Senator Arlen Specter [official website], who is now Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and will preside over Roberts' confirmation hearings, scheduled for September 6. AP has more.

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