Bush, O'Connor deliver eulogies at Rehnquist funeral service

[JURIST] President Bush paid tribute to the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist [Oyez profile; JURIST news archive] during his funeral service at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington Wednesday, saying in a eulogy that he would be remembered for the integrity and sense of duty he brought to his work. In her own address to the gathering of Rehnquist's friends and colleagues Justice Sandra Day O'Connor [Oyez profile] recalled first meeting Rehnquist more than 50 years ago when the two were classmates at Stanford Law School, and she said he was "clearly the brightest student in our class." The funeral service was followed by a private burial in Arlington National Cemetery. AP has more.

7:17 PM ET - The full text of President Bush's eulogy is now available.



 

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