Chief Justice nominee Roberts is sworn in by Senator Specter at Senate Judiciary committee hearing in Washington
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA) (Top, standing) swears in U.S. Chief Justice Nominee John Roberts (standing, back to camera) at his senate confirmation hearing in Washington September 12, 2005. The U.S. Senate opened its first Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 11 years on Monday with Chief Justice nominee Roberts ready to explain his judicial beliefs and background to Republicans and Democrats. | Location: Washington, United States.
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