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Justice Department staff arrived on Capitol Hill with documents related to John G. Roberts Jr.

Roberts showed way to shift the debate

Nominee advised using broad terms

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / July 27, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- As a young aide in the Reagan administration's Justice Department, John G. Roberts Jr., now a Supreme Court nominee, advised his conservative colleagues to cloak their views behind broadly acceptable terms such as ''judicial restraint," according to memos released yesterday. (Full article: 1152 words)

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