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American Bankruptcy Institute Head Available to Comment on Confirmation Process and Business Ramifications of Roberts Nomination

July 20, 2005, Alexandria, Va. — Sam Gerdano, Executive Director of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency, is available for comment and analysis regarding the nomination of John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court, including discussion of upcoming cases involving business issues.

Gerdano was legal counsel to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary from 1985-91, where he handled five Supreme Court nominations: William Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, Robert Bork, Anthony Kennedy and David Souter.

Hearings on the Roberts nomination before the Committee could begin in August. The new Supreme Court term, which begins in October, will include two bankruptcy cases.

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