Slate on Chief Justice Rehnquist.

Slate on Chief Justice Rehnquist.

Slate on Chief Justice Rehnquist.

The law, lawyers, and the court.
Sept. 4 2005 12:20 PM

William H. Rehnquist

Slate on the Chief Justice's career and legacy.


"Double Trouble:  Now what happens to the court," by Emily Bazelon. Posted Sept. 4, 2005.

"Tennis and Top Buttons: Remembering William H. Rehnquist," by Richard W. Garnett. Posted Sept. 4, 2005.


"History's Justice:  What Rehnquist didn't do," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Sept. 4, 2005.

"In Memoriam: William H. Rehnquist, the man who devised the natural law of federalism," by Walter Dellinger. Posted Sept. 4, 2005.

"The Supreme Court Shortlist: The views of the likely candidates," by Emily Bazelon and David Newman. Posted July 1, 2005.

"Please Don't Go, We Love You So: Liberal nostalgia for Chief Justice William Rehnquist," by Emily Bazelon. Posted June 23, 2005.


"Talk About Your Overrated Job: Why would anybody want to be chief justice?" by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Nov. 16, 2004.

"Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Does William Rehnquist have a right to keep his medical condition a secret?" by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Dec. 15, 2004.

"Benched? What Chief Justice Rehnquist's cancer means for the election," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Oct. 25, 2004.

"Tough Choices: Chief Justice Rehnquist explaines Bush v. Gore," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 15, 2004.


"Rehnquist's Surprise: Suddenly, states do have to follow federal law," by Michael Kinsley. Posted May 29, 2003.

"Chief Justice Roulette: Handicapping the Supreme Court shuffle," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Nov. 25, 2002.

"The Tragedy of Rehnquistio," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Dec. 1 2000.

"Rehnquist's Scandalous Shmatte," by Mickey Kaus. Posted June 29, 2000.

"Chief Justice William Rehnquist: Mr. Efficiency," by David Plotz. Posted January 11, 1998.