Once Again, SG’s Office Is Source of Chief Justice’s Frustration

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. appeared irritated with the Solicitor General’s office on Monday, the second time in a week in which he expressed frustration with a government lawyer. Last week Roberts said it was “a little disingenuous” for the office to attribute a change in a Labor Department position to “further reflection” rather than a change in administration. On Monday, Roberts asked about a last-minute regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency that affects two consolidated cases before the court. The New York Times, the Associated Press and the Washington Post have stories. At issue in the case is…

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Once Again, SG’s Office Is Source of Chief Justice’s Frustration