Recalling John Roberts From His Harvard Days

John G. Roberts

The lawyers in the Philadelphia community who know U.S. Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts say he always seemed destined for big things.

Barrack, Rodos & Bacine partner Mark Rosen remembered that John G. Roberts had two goals when the two young men were classmates in their first year at Harvard Law School -- becoming a professor at the law school or serving on the U.S. Supreme Court.

"It's up to him to say whether he got the consolation prize," Rosen said, just a day after Roberts was nominated by President George W. Bush to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court.

From the article, it sounds like most of his class mates liked him and found that he was not an idealogue. Details here from The Legal Intelligencer via