By Diogenes ( articles ) | Aug 04, 2005
Remember Romer v. Evans, the landmark 1996 decision in which the US Supreme Court struck down an amendment to the Colorado state constitution, barring gay-rights laws?
Guess who was working behind the scenes, as a pro-bono advisor to the homosexual activists who won that case?
Now keep in mind, a professional lawyer always represents his clients zealously, even if he disagrees with them. But on the other hand, he doesn't have to take the case. When John Roberts was asked, a former partner recalls,
He didn't hesitate. He said, "Let's do it." And it's illustrative of his open-mindedness, his fair-mindedness. He did a brilliant job.
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