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Justice Ginsburg

Fire Away, Justice Ginsburg

Kevin Sali | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Kevin Sali

If we lived in some ideal world in which judges could be expected to be genuinely apolitical, I could see the advantages of having them stay silent regarding candidates, issues, and elections. But that's not our world, and I'd rather proceed in a way that acknowledges the way things really are.

Deja News on Race, Gays, Hebdo... And the 'Error' of Mass Incarceration

Mark Green | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

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Lamarche and Christie agree on Marriage Equality and Charlie Hebdo but, like the country, divide on why it's the fire this time in Baltimore. Will we have recurring police-triggered violence -- from Harlem in 1930s to Ferguson and Baltimore today -- or can government reduce both police violence and urban pathologies?

This Is The Best Hug In The History Of Liberal America

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama enjoyed a warm embrace with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Tuesday, as the commander in chief made his way into t...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

New Republic | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was considered a judge’s judge when she was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, an incrementalist who thought Roe v. Wade mi...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women Are 'Here To Stay' On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said again and again that she doesn't plan to retire any time soon. But when that fateful day comes, Gin...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I'm Not Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dismissed any idea that she might step down from the bench anytime soon in an interview with Yahoo News publ...

The Hobby Lobby Ruling: Hobby Horse, One-Trick Pony Or Citizens United 2.0?

Terry Connelly | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Terry Connelly

How can a Court that has specifically eschewed judging the relative merits of religious exercise claims choose between objections to inoculations and contraception?

Ginsburg: 'In My Dreams, I Can Be A Great Diva'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

While recently discussing her passion for the opera, Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted she's not as great at singing as she is at law. But even a Suprem...

You'll Never Guess Who This Is

Posted 07.22.2013 | Women

Just when we thought the Notorious RBG Tumblr couldn't get any better, they posted this incredible image of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she was a...

Voting Rights and the Religious Left

T. Thorn Coyle | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
T. Thorn Coyle

The religious right has banded together becoming a force of political clout in the U.S. They want to maintain their privilege, but the cost to our society is high. The religious left would do well to make common cause with one another and with activists working for justice.

Musings on Windsor and Perry and a Better Day for America

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Trans people are often married when they transition, so these rulings add comfort to knowing that the complicated politics of gendered identity will have less impact on their relationships, particularly when they dissolve or inheritance issues arise.

WATCH: Louis Virtel's Advice For The Supreme Court Justices

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Louis Virtel

Following Tuesday and Wednesday's hearings, I'm approaching all nine Supreme Court justices (yep, one at a time) like a bossy, side-ponytail-sporting 5-year-old offering advice, cynicism, support and even some actual ideas. (Hey, Scalia! I saved an extra minute for you!)

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 ...

Affordable Care Act Sheds Light on Romney's Hypocrisy

Jess Coleman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

The Chief Justice made this ground-breaking moment in history what it should be -- a moral decision, instead of a strictly legal or political decision -- and for that, we are all winners.

Mike Sacks

Justice Ginsburg Talks Constitution, Women, Liberty on Egyptian TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Appearing on Egyptian television before concluding a four-day trip in Egypt, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg extolled the virtues of the U.S. Constitution...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court: Death Row Inmate Should Not Die Due to Mailroom Mix-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

An Alabama death row inmate stymied by a law firm's egregious mail room mix-up will have the opportunity to appeal his death sentence, the Supreme Cou...

Justice Ginsburg Worries About Supreme Court's Politicization

Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed concern over the increasing influence of politics on the Supreme Court in a recent interview with USA Today. ...

Justice Ginsburg: Health Care Reform Challenge Not Hitting High Court Anytime Soon

Politics Daily | Julie Moos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made it clear that she does not plan to retire any time soon, nor does she expect challenges to hea...

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...

Skilling v. United States: The Chicago Connection

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lonna Saunders

Skilling could be out on bail pending the resolution of his legal woes. Rod Blagojevich, whose trial on corruption charges began June 3 in federal court in Chicago, may not be so lucky.

Speculation Intensifies About Two Supreme Court Vacancies

Law.com | Tony Mauro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If two U.S. Supreme Court vacancies materialize this spring, they may have the same impact on the nation's capital that two heavy snowfalls have had t...

Men Missing in News Coverage of Sexual Violence in Congo

Jackson Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jackson Katz

There's an odd type of language usage ubiquitous in contemporary journalism. When the perpetrators are men, their gender is not mentioned ("armed groups.") When the victims are women, their gender is in full view.

Judges Gone Wild

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis Danziger

If the Supreme Court rules in favor of allowing school administrators to order students to take it all off, there may be some uncomfortable moments in tough inner city schools like the one where I teach.