Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Specter holds up abortion decisions chart in Roberts confirmation hearing
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa) (R) holds up a chart showing the 38 cases in which the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the landmark Roe vs. Wade abortion decision with the assistance of Senator Charles Grassley (R-Ia) (L) as Specter questions Judge John Roberts on the second day of Roberts' Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 13, 2005. Roberts, recently nominated by President George W. Bush to succeed the late William Rehnquist as Chief Justice of the United States, was pressed by senators for his views on the strength of established legal precedent with regard to the controversial issue of abortion rights.
Content available for editorial use, pre-approval required for all other uses.
Content may not be substantially altered without pre-approval from provider.
May not credit Reuters for commercial, political, or advertising usage.
Not available for distribution, sale, or license by Corbis' international representatives.
Reuters content is available for licensing to and for use by third parties in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and Belgium only.
Uncompressed file sizes and pixel dimensions are approximate. Grayscale images are 1/3 the file size of RGB files. Files downloaded directly from the website are compressed JPEG format. You may request a TIFF file, if available, or a larger interpolated size for your output needs. Please contact Customer Service for associated production fees.