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The Chief Is a Man of His Word

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts made a promise while he was a federal appeals court judge that he would judge a law student competition at Wake Forest University.

While he has a new job, he’s staying true to his word.

Roberts, who was confirmed to the U-S Supreme Court in September, will be one of three people who will judge a mock case involving two Wake Forest law students, who will pretend to be lawyers arguing before a federal appeals court. Two other appeals court judges will join Roberts.

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