Robert Bork, Polarizing High Court Nominee, Dies

Famed conservative jurist died of heart complications

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 19, 2012 9:07 AM CST

(Newser) – Robert Bork, the conservative judge whose 1987 nomination to the Supreme Court sparked a political brawl and ended in failure, died today of heart complications, reports Fox News. He was 85. Bork was a solicitor general who became acting attorney general under Richard Nixon during...   Read full story »

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