Rehnquist
biographical name William Hubbs 1924- American jurist; chief justice United States Supreme Court (1986- )

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  • Rehnquist — [ren′kwist΄] William H(ubbs) 1924 ; associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court (1972 86): chief justice of the U.S. (1986 ) …   English World dictionary

  • Rehnquist — William Hubbs Rehnquist (* 1. Oktober 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; † 3. September 2005 in Arlington, Virginia) war ein US amerikanischer Jurist und Vorsitzender Richter des Supreme Court of the United States (Chief Justice of the United States) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rehnquist — noun United States jurist who served as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court from 1972 until 1986, when he was appointed chief justice (born in 1924) • Syn: ↑William Rehnquist, ↑William Hubbs Rehnquist • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rehnquist — n. family name; William Hubbs Rehnquist (1924 2005), the 16th Chief Justice of United States Supreme Court …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rehnquist — /ren kwist/, n. William H(ubbs) /hubz/, born 1924, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1972 86; Chief Justice since 1986. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rehnquist — Rehn•quist [[t]ˈrɛn kwɪst[/t]] n. big William H(ubbs), born 1924, Chief Justice of the U.S. since 1986 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rehnquist, William — ▪ chief justice of United States in full  William Hubbs Rehnquist  born October 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. died September 3, 2005, Arlington, Virginia  16th chief justice of the United States, appointed to the Supreme Court (Supreme… …   Universalium

  • Rehnquist, William Hubbs — ▪ 2006       American jurist (b. Oct. 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wis. d. Sept. 3, 2005, Arlington, Va.), served as the chief architect of the U.S. Supreme Court s conservative turn as an associate justice (1971–86) and as chief justice (1986–2005).… …   Universalium

  • Rehnquist, William H(ubbs) — born Oct. 1, 1924, Milwaukee, Wis., U.S. U.S. jurist. He received his law degree from Stanford University and served as clerk to Robert Jackson. He later practiced law in Phoenix, Ariz. (1953–69), where he became active in the conservative wing… …   Universalium

  • Rehnquist, William H(ubbs) — (n. 1 oct. 1924, Milwaukee, Wis., EE.UU.). Jurista estadounidense. Obtuvo su grado académico en derecho de la Universidad de Stanford y trabajó como secretario de Robert Jackson. Más tarde ejerció su profesión en Phoenix, Arizona. (1953–69),… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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