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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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  • Should Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg retire?

    Should Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg retire?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Some Democrats would like Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire so that President Obama can appoint another liberal to the court before his term ends. Should...
  • Debunking Affirmative Action Euphemism

    Anodyne euphemisms often indicate an uneasy conscience or a political anxiety. Or both, as when the 1976 Democratic platform chose "compensatory opportunity" as a way of blurring the fact that the party favored racial discrimination in the form of...
  • Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution

    The Supreme Court by a lopsided vote upheld an Obama administration regulation that requires states with coal-fired power plants to reduce the air pollution that drifts across Midwest and East Coast states. “This is a big win for the nation’...
  • Virginia on losing, and winning, side in cross-state pollution ruling

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday resurrected Environmental Protection Agency rules targeting air pollution that drifts across state borders, handing the Obama administration a victory on one of its major environmental efforts. The...
  • Supreme Court ruling tilts law to the right on public prayer

     A Supreme Court divided along both ideological and religious lines cleared the way Monday for local officials to open public meetings with explicitly Christian prayers, ruling that the Constitution does not require government-sponsored religious...
  • Sotomayor Defends Limits On Discrimination

    Good for Sonia Sotomayor. She called out her U.S. Supreme Court peers for their dismissive attitudes toward our nation's troubling racial history and their wishful thinking on how far we have come in such matters. "The way to stop discrimination on...
  • Letters: Bringing an L.A. park back to life

    Re "Finally, a lifeline," March 16 How can the vacuuming up of toxic sludge from a park lake in Los Angeles compare — in the arena of the world's daily news cycles — with the high-stakes drama of the search for a missing airliner? And yet,...
  • Letters: Persecuting Christians in North Korea

    Re "North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65," Opinion, March 14 One further parallel between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Rome's Nero is that both of them are infamous for their persecution and slaughter of Christians. This fact doesn't outrage many in...
  • Letters: Common Core is about teaching students to think

    Re "Common Core learning curve," Editorial, March 14 As a middle school language arts teacher, I see the new Common Core curriculum as a necessary improvement. It requires students to think deeply about what they have read and to justify their positions...
  • Letters: L.A. bureaucracy and 'People St'

    Re "Let 100 parklets bloom," Editorial, March 16 I laud The Times for its support of the city's new "People St" project. Streamlining community initiatives to transform available common property into sidewalk plazas and other desirable spaces is a...
  • Letters: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice for all

    Re "Much depends on Ginsburg," Opinion, March 16 As a lawyer and an Irvine resident, I respect and commend Erwin Chemerinsky for what he's done as the founding dean of the UC Irvine Law School. But he's wrong to say that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...