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Not Justice Ginsburg, But the Two After Her

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real fight is going to happen when a conservative either dies in office or steps down. Ginsburg is currently the oldest sitting member of the Supreme Court. But not far behind her are three others: Stephen Breyer (who is 75-years-old), Anthony Kennedy (77), and Antonin Scalia (78).

Scalia, Ginsburg Inspire Unusual Work

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He's a tenor stuck in the 18th century. She's a soprano who evolves over time. They fight like cats and dogs at work, but somehow forge...

'Ginsburg Must Go'

Salon | JONATHAN BERNSTEIN | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

It’s time for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to step down....

LISTEN: Justice Ginsberg Lightens Mood With 'Skim Milk' Marriage Joke (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

During Wednesday's oral arguments in United States v. Windsor case at the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received laughs for interpreting ...

The Romney Court

Adam Winkler | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Adam Winkler

The Supreme Court may be below the radar for most voters. But Republican leaders have not forgotten about Roberts and the high court. They are not about to let themselves be burned again.

Ginsburg Weighs Opera Lessons

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — It turns out lawyers and opera singers have more in common than booming voices and a love of melodrama. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ba...

Taking Care of Our Constitution

Alex Glashausser | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Alex Glashausser

Without the mandate, the costs of taking care of our own may become unsustainable. Striking it down thus would be a step toward the potential repeal of the Emergency Medical Treatment Act -- a repeal that would, for many, be a death trap.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Rebukes Senate Posturing For The Cameras During Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says television has profoundly changed confirmation hearings but declined to...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Considers Elena Kagan's Likely Confirmation An 'Exhilarating' Development

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the prospect of three women on the Supreme Court is exhilarating, and she intends to stay around a...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sees Bright Future For Roe v. Wade: 'We Will Never Go Back'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the 77-year-old two-time cancer survivor and nearly 17 year veteran of the high court, made an appearance at the Aspen Id...

The F Word: Reading into Gun Regulations

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

I'll give the gun-rights supporter on NPR this morning one bit of credit in his comparison of bookstores to gun stores: books can be dangerous. Books ...

New Yorkers On USSC

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Ruth Bader Ginsburg: End Local Judicial Elections

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is endorsing an end to the election of judges at the state and local levels. Ginsburg wa...

The Supreme Court: Where They Went To College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard lays claim to the most Supreme Court justices -- five went there for law school. Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor both chose Princeton for the...

Vampires: Immortal, and Recession Proof

Janet Ginsburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Janet Ginsburg

Vampires would fare significantly better than most in our current crisis, because they have a few things most citizens do not: old fashion common sense, a fiscally prudent nature -- and a very long memory.

Supreme Court's New Season: Looking Ahead

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Questions before the Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, include corporate political spending, dog-fighting videos, a cross in the desert...

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg hospitalized

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had cancer surgery earlier this year, made a quick return to work Friday after feeli...

Ginsburg Defends Sotomayor's Wise Latina Remark: Reaction "Ridiculous"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a long interview to be published in this week's New York Times Magazine, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended Judge Sonia Sotomayor m...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Plans Quick Return To Court After Cancer Surgery

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg plans to be back at work for the court's next public session, less than three weeks after...