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CJ Roberts Considering Stepping Down?!?!?! [UPDATE: NO!]

Posted in Law and Politics by Mike Sacks on March 4, 2010

UPDATE: Radar has rescinded its rumor:

RadarOnline.com has obtained new information that Justice Roberts will NOT resign. The justice will be staying on the bench.

Radar should know better than to freak out SCOTUS junkies with highly improbable, if not flatly impossible, rumors that will never fail to make us freak out despite ourselves.

UPDATE II: Above the Law has the story behind the story:

Like many a promising legal career, the Roberts resignation rumor traces its origins to a 1L class at Georgetown University Law Center….

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This can’t be right:

John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, is seriously considering stepping down from the nation’s highest court for personal reasons, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

Drudge follows up:

TOP COURT SOURCE TELLS DRUDGE: 'THIS IS NOT HAPPENING... NEWS TO ME'... DEVELOPING...
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  1. firecracker said, on March 4, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    it absolutely cannot be right. i hope i hope i hope.

  2. Caleb said, on March 4, 2010 at 1:38 pm

    Sadly, Radar has updated saying he is not stepping down…hopes dashed.


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