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Thursday, 22 May 2008 19:15

Chief Justice Warren Burger

Warren Earl Burger

Born: September 17, 1907

Died: June 25, 1995

Age at Death: 87

Circumstances of Death: Congestive heart failure.

Notable because: During Watergate Burger's original feelings on the case were that this was merely a political battle; he "didn't see what they did wrong."

Burger was Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Although Burger was a conservative and considered a strict constructionist, under his tenure, the United States Supreme Court delivered a variety of transformative decisions on abortion, capital punishment, religious establishment, and school desegregation.

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