Chief Justice William Rehnquist Has Died
Breaking from CNN, Chief Justice William Rehnquist has died.
- News articles: New York Times; Associated Press; AP update; CNN obituary; Bush Gets Chance to Appoint Chief Justice;
- Bio from Supreme Court Historical Society
- Nixon's Choosing Rehnquist (with live audio of Nixon and John Mitchell discussing the nomination)
The last time there were double vacancies at the Supreme Court was 1971. Nixon appointed Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist to fill them.
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