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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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  • Did Scalia stereotype Ginsburg by calling her 'Goldberg'?

    Did Scalia stereotype Ginsburg by calling her 'Goldberg'?
    David Savage, this newspaper’s Supreme Court reporter, has written a delightful account of the odd-couple friendship of Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Despite their standing as the intellectual lions of the...
  • The Scalia-Ginsburg friendship bodes well for America

    The Scalia-Ginsburg friendship bodes well for America
    To the editor: The 2014 Pew Research Center report on political polarization in the American public indicated that many Americans prefer to live near and associate with those who share their religious and political beliefs — in other words, people...
  • 5 weeks after filing, justices' finances still not public

    Supreme Court justices' annual reports on investments, paid travel and other financial matters remain shielded from public view more than five weeks after they were filed. For the first time since John Roberts became chief justice in 2005, the justices...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • Court: Spouse can't protest husband's visa denial

    A California woman can't challenge the government's decision to deny a visa to her spouse from Afghanistan, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. Split along ideological lines, the justices ruled 5-4 that Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen, had no basis to...
  • Putting Supreme Court justices out to pasture

    Putting Supreme Court justices out to pasture
    In the third season of "House of Cards," conniving President Frank Underwood colludes with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert Jacobs on the timing of Jacobs' retirement. Their plan: to have the justice step down before his Alzheimer's disease becomes...
  • End lifetime appointments of Supreme Court justices

    End lifetime appointments of Supreme Court justices
    In the third season of "House of Cards," conniving President Frank Underwood colludes with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert Jacobs on the timing of Jacobs' retirement. Their plan: to have the justice step down before his Alzheimer's disease becomes...
  • Justices render differing verdict in 2 free speech cases

    In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag and struck down an Arizona town's restrictions on temporary signs put up by a small church. The court...
  • Campaigns, however annoying, serve a higher importance

    Campaigns, however annoying, serve a higher importance
    The state of Florida, which elects its judges, may constitutionally prohibit judicial candidates from soliciting campaign funds. That was the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court recently in the closely watched case of Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar. All...
  • One court decision on abortion that does nothing good for women

    One court decision on abortion that does nothing good for women
    In certain parts of Texas, if you need an abortion, your nearest clinic may be in New Mexico. And not because you live on the border.    That's the likely scenario since a panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a troubling ruling...
  • In Jerusalem passport case, Supreme Court bolsters Obama's foreign policy power

    In Jerusalem passport case, Supreme Court bolsters Obama's foreign policy power
    The Supreme Court on Monday bolstered the constitutional role of the president, and not Congress, in setting the nation’s foreign policy, declaring the executive office has the “exclusive power” to recognize foreign governments and...