Posted by: Chris Kretz | June 23, 2009

In the World: Warren Burger becomes Chief Justice

Monday, June 23, 1969

Warren Burger, who had previously served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. He replaced retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren. Burger would retire in 1986.

See opinons from Burger’s time on the Court from Oyez.org.

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