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White House to release some Roberts documents

[JURIST] The Bush adminstration said Monday that it will release documents related to Judge John Roberts [JURIST report] and his time in the White House counsel office and earlier position at the Attorney General's office, but not documents from his tenure as principal deputy solicitor general. The release fulfills a request by Senate Judiciary Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA), but falls short of what Democrats had called for [JURIST report]. The White House declined to make public [JURIST report] all of his documents, saying that extensive requests by Democrats for legal writings would be rejected [JURIST report]. The New York Times has more.

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