Political Headlines December 19, 2012: Robert Bork: Conservative Trailblazer & Reagan Supreme Court Nominee Dies at 85

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Conservative Trailblazer Robert Bork Dies at 85

Source: ABC News Radio, 12-19-12

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Judge Robert H. Bork, one of the chief conservative intellectuals of the law, who forever changed the nature of Supreme Court confirmation hearings, died Tuesday morning of heart disease, according to his son, Robert H. Bork Jr. He was 85 years old.

“Robert Bork was one of the most influential legal scholars of the past 50 years. His impact on legal thinking in the fields of antitrust and constitutional law was profound and lasting. More important for the final accounting, he was a good man and a loyal citizen. May he rest in peace,” Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in a statement….READ MORE

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