In the early edition of July 22, portions of text were omitted from the continuation of a Page One article on Judge John G. Roberts Jr., President Bush's nominee for the Supreme Court. The full text is available at washingtonpost.com.
A July 22 article about a speech by retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor contained outdated salary figures for members of the court. The chief justice earns $208,100 a year, and associate justices earn $199,200.
A July 22 Style profile of Jane Roberts, the wife of John G. Roberts Jr., indicated that the Supreme Court nominee is antiabortion. He has not made his position on the issue public.
A July 21 article said that the liberal advocacy group Alliance for Justice opposed the nomination of John G. Roberts Jr. to the Supreme Court. The group, which opposed Roberts's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, issued a statement when he was nominated to the high court saying that it "cannot support" him "at this time" but did not call for the defeat of Roberts's nomination.
The July 20 Washington Sketch column said that Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) issued the text of a speech praising President Bush for nominating Judge Edith Brown Clement to the Supreme Court. A spokesman for Cornyn said the text was intended only as a written statement.