Supreme Court: His Honor in the Fast Lane

His Honor in the Fast Lane

As the Senate began debating Supreme Court Justice William H. Rehnquist's fitness to be Chief Justice, the Arlington, Va., police disclosed that in at least one way Rehnquist is up to speed -- and then some. Two weeks ago police in Arlington clocked him doing 41 in a 30-m.p.h. zone known to locals as a radar trap. Rehnquist, 61, was charged with speeding, failing to have his car's registration in his possession, and failing to have his driver's license updated. He faces $82 in fines.

In the Senate, Democrats led by Edward Kennedy and Joseph Biden reviewed Rehnquist's opposition to desegregation...

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