On December 24 at 7pm ET, C-SPAN Radio begins a week-long special series of Supreme Court oral arguments by current Justices, before they joined the Court.
In this program: Portions of two cases argued by attorney John Roberts, before he became Chief Justice. You’ll hear him argue for the respondent in a 2000 case about voting rights and ethnic background: “Harold Rice, petitioner v. Ben Cayetano, Governor of Hawaii, respondent.” And from 2002: Gonzaga University and others, petitioners v. John Doe, respondents, “ where John Roberts represented the petitioners. The audio and information of the cases are courtesy of the Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at: http://www.oyez.org.
And providing context and information: Drexel University associate law professor Lisa McElroy, who interviewed Justice Roberts for her book “John G. Roberts, Jr: Chief Justice.”
Arguments from John Roberts before he became Chief Justice: Monday, December 24 at 7pm ET on C-SPAN Radio: 90.1 FM in the Washington, DC area, online at cspanradio.org and nationwide on XM Satellite Radio, channel 119.