Chief Justice’s Wife Talks About Life Since Holy Cross

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 – Jane Sullivan Roberts, wife of John Roberts who was confirmed as Chief Justice in September, received media attention during her husband’s confirmation hearings because of her involvement with Feminists for Life, an anti-abortion feminist group.

Ms. Roberts, 50, is a partner at Washington’s Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman law firm and the mother of two children, Josie, 5, and Jack, 4. She is an alumna of the College of the Holy Cross and serves on its alumni board. She recently was interviewed by Telegram and Gazette Washington correspondent Jean Chemnick.