Chief Justice Roberts' lesbian cousin to attend same-sex marriage hearings
March 25th, 2013
12:24 PM ET
2 years ago

Chief Justice Roberts' lesbian cousin to attend same-sex marriage hearings

(CNN) - Jean Podrasky, a lesbian whose cousin happens to be Chief Justice John Roberts, will attend this week's Supreme Court oral arguments on two cases dealing with same-sex marriage, CNN confirmed Monday.

In an op-ed emailed to members of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Podrasky expressed optimism that her first cousin, a conservative, will rule in favor of her–and countless others'–desire to marry.
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Filed under: John Roberts • Same-sex marriage • Supreme Court
Edwards asks for delay of trial
August 24th, 2011
10:29 PM ET
3 years ago

Edwards asks for delay of trial

(CNN) - Lawyers for former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards asked Wednesday to delay the start of his federal criminal trial, which is set to begin in October.

Edwards said he needs more time to prepare his defense and called the government’s case against him a “novel legal theory,” according to a filing Wednesday.
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Filed under: John Edwards • Rielle Hunter