The John Roberts Court

Chief Justice John Roberts smiles for the cameras as the nine members of the Supreme Court pose for a new group photograph in October 2010.
Chief Justice John Roberts smiles for the cameras as the nine members of the Supreme Court pose for a new group photograph in October 2010.
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