High-court nominee Bork dies

Bid failed in bitter Senate fight:‘My name became verb,’ he said

Posted: December 20, 2012 at 3:24 a.m.

Robert Bork, the U.S. judge and legal scholar whose nomination to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan set off a battle for the judiciary that lived on long after the U.S. Senate rejected him, has died. He was 85.

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