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Justices Of The US Supreme Court – 2000

This table shows the composition of the United States Supreme Court, as of 2000.

The table also provides links to biographies of the Justices and to their recent decisions. [Read more…]

Chief Justice Rehnquist Convenes Senate Trial of President Clinton

This is the Senate transcript of the opening proceedings of the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.

The trial was presided over by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, William Rehnquist.

Opening proceedings in the Senate trial of President Bill Clinton.

CHIEF JUSTICE REHNQUIST: The Senate will convene as a court of impeachment. The chaplain will offer a prayer.

SENATE CHAPLAIN: Almighty God, whose providential care has never varied all through our nation’s history, we ask you for a special measure of wisdom for the women and men of this Senate as they act as jurors in this impeachment trial. You have been our nation’s refuge and strength in triumphs and troubles, prosperity and problems. [Read more…]