MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court is in the Twin Cities Tuesday for a discussion about his job.
Justice John Roberts was a guest at the University of Minnesota Law School as part of the school’s Stein Lecture series.
Roberts answered questions from current law students about the nation’s highest court. He says he doesn’t want to comment on the legislative branch of the government because they represent the people.
He did briefly mentioned the newest appointee to the bench, Justice Brent Kavanaugh.
“As our newest colleague put it, we do not sit on opposite sides of an aisle. We do not caucus in separate rooms. We do not serve one party our one interest. We serve one nation,” Roberts said.
The 63 year old was nominated by President George W. Bush after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist in 2005.