August 8, 1993
Re "Eastern Exposure" (July 8): It was especially refreshing and satisfying to read an unbiased article on the nudist lifestyle and the efforts of naturists to secure the use and designation of public beaches for nude recreation. Nudists have long been harassed and persecuted by police and right-wing groups. Edwin Meese, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Pat Buchanan, Charles Keating and even U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist have denounced nudity as evil in their attempt to dictate their views of morality.
March 12, 2005 |
Ailing Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist is expected to preside over a semiannual meeting of high-level federal judges, the Supreme Court said. Rehnquist, 80, has not been on the bench since disclosing in October that he was being treated for thyroid cancer. He has been reading transcripts of the arguments and voting on cases.
January 1, 2003 |
Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist used his year-end report on federal courts to plead for help for what he says are overworked and underpaid judges. In a softer tone than in 2001, Rehnquist said he hoped Congress would recognize that top federal judges are fleeing to better-paying private jobs.
October 6, 1986 |
The House voted today to name the federal building and U.S. courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., after former Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, a native of that city. Burger recently retired from the Supreme Court and was succeeded by Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist.
August 7, 1987 |
Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and six other members of the U.S. Supreme Court will visit Canada for eight days starting Aug. 30 to exchange views with judges, lawyers and academics, the Canadian Judicial Council announced.
September 23, 1986 |
William H. Rehnquist will be sworn in as chief justice and Antonin Scalia will become an associate justice of the Supreme Court in a ceremony Friday, the court announced Monday. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, who is retiring, will administer the oath of office to Rehnquist, who will then swear in Scalia.
October 30, 2004 |
Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was sent home after spending a week in the hospital for treatment of thyroid cancer. A Supreme Court spokesman announced the 80-year-old Rehnquist's release from the National Naval Medical Center in suburban Bethesda, Md.
January 17, 2003
Re "Public Payroll: a Family Affair," Commentary, Jan. 13: Let's see now. Former Sen. Frank Murkowski's (R-Alaska) daughter to the Senate; Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter to the State Department; Cheney's son-in-law to the Office of Management and Budget; Secretary of State Colin Powell's son to the Federal Communications Commission; Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's son to the Department of Labor; Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist's daughter...