The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Joan Biskupic, Marcia Coyle (moderator)
Thu, March 28th, 2019 | 6:30 pm
(Members $32)


As accusations of poisonous partisanship are brought against the Supreme Court, how should we view the motives of the most powerful judge in the land? Explore the career of Chief Justice John Roberts and the war he has fought between his desire to push a conservative agenda and to preserve his legacy as a neutral umpire.

Joan Biskupic, a CNN legal analyst and an award-winning journalist, is the author of The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts. Marcia Coyle (moderator) is chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal and the author of The Roberts Court.


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