|Warren E. Burger|
|Thursday, 22 May 2008 19:15|
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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