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Roberts exercises right to avoid specifics

Says answers on issues could taint process

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / September 15, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Frustrating senators from both parties, Supreme Court chief justice nominee Judge John G. Roberts Jr. continued his delicate dance yesterday around tough questions from the committee that will decide his fate, insisting that if he gave detailed answers -- and spelled out his opinion -- he could be seen as prejudging issues that may come before him on ... (Full article: 1094 words)

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