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Click on a Supreme Court Justice's name below to see their stances on the issues.

Samuel Alito

Nominated by President George W. Bush on Oct. 31, 2005.

Harriet Miers

Nominated by President George W. Bush on Oct. 4, 2005; withdrew nomination Oct. 27

John Roberts

Nominated as Chief Justice by President George W. Bush; seated Sept. 29, 2005.

William Rehnquist

Nominated by President Nixon; seated January 7, 1972.
Nominated as Chief Justice by President Reagan, he assumed that office on September 26, 1986; deceased Sept. 4, 2005.

John Paul Stevens

Nominated by President Ford; seated December 19, 1975.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Nominated by President Reagan; seated September 25, 1981; announced retirement July 1, 2005.

Antonin Scalia

Nominated by President Reagan; seated September 26, 1986.

Anthony Kennedy

Nominated by President Reagan; seated February 18, 1988.

David Souter

Nominated by President Bush; seated October 9, 1990.

Clarence Thomas

Nominated by President Bush; seated October 23, 1991.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Nominated by President Clinton; seated August 10, 1993.

Stephen Breyer

Nominated by President Clinton; seated August 3, 1994.

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