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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

60 Years in Journalism: Taking a Case to the High Court

Irv Chapman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Media
Irv Chapman

One of the best shows in the town of Washington, D.C. is not on television. It is an oral argument in before the United States Supreme Court. The nine justices are appointed by the President and confirmed after they assure the U.S. Senate they will be dispassionate "umpires.

Celebrating the Centennial of Justice Brandeis' Nomination to the Supreme Court With Justice Ginsburg

Frederick M. Lawrence | Posted 02.05.2016 | Education
Frederick M. Lawrence

For any one of these aspects of the life of Louis Brandeis -- lawyer, scholar, justice -- we would remember him today as a figure of insight, brilliance, creativity, and moral courage. The combination renders him an extraordinary figure in the practice of law, legal scholarship, judicial craftsmanship and jurisprudence, and civic activism on both a national and international scale.

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pushed For A Law To Make Sure Women Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

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A Century Ago, Louis Brandeis Beat Big Business and Anti-Semites, and Revitalized American Democracy

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few," Louis Brandeis wrote, "but we can't have both."

Justice Breyer Is Dying For A Case That Will Kill The Death Penalty For Good

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court gets last-minute death penalty appeals all the time, even when it's on summer recess. It seldom grants them. It refused two re...

Justice Ginsburg Leads Supreme Court Majority To Deliver Blow To Big Business

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued the first decision in a series of class action cases this term that are widely viewed a...

Every Adorable Obama and Ruth Bader Ginsburg SOTU Embrace Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

Before Tuesday's State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama took part in what could be the best tradition of his presidency -- a nice warm hug ...

The Reason We All Really Tune Into SOTU: The Obama-Ginsburg Hug

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

One of the warmest, fuzziest moments of every State of the Union address always happens before President Barack Obama even starts talking. For several...

The Most Important Election Ever?

Jason P. Steed | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics
Jason P. Steed

Assuming the next president gets to replace all four of the oldest justices (Ginsburg, Scalia, Kennedy, and Breyer), we're in for a big shift. A Democrat could transform the Court's somewhat reliable 5-4 conservative majority into a solid 6-3 liberal majority.

DNC Must Heed Warning Bells From 2000

Bennet Kelley | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Fifteen years ago, the Democrats' heir apparent sought to succeed a termed out president, but was faced with a challenge on the left from a popular senator and persistent net negative approval ratings. Sound familiar?

Regarding 2015: Dr. King and the Notorious RBG Got it Right

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lorri L. Jean

Were you as confused as I was by the November elections? Salt Lake City--home to the worldwide headquarters of the Mormon Church--not only elected on...

Little Girls Honor Inspiring Women With Coolest Dress-Up Party Ever

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.01.2015 | Women

Seeing powerful women do incredible things matters to the generation of young girls who watch them do it. A new video from toy compa...

Are We Fired Up Yet?

Marcy Syms | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Marcy Syms

There are constant reminders of the struggles for women -- pay inequity, pregnancy discrimination, and violence against women. Most of us experience it, read about it, and talk about it. There is only one big step that could have a significant effect on all these issues.

The Scary Legacy of Justice O'Connor's Abortion Decisions

Linda Hirshman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Women
Linda Hirshman

If Anthony Kennedy is ready to reconsider his support for burdens on women, he could not do better than to abandon O'Connor's standard. Women are citizens: does the law, directed only to women, make their lives better? If not, strike it down.

Reese Witherspoon Has Even More Ideas For 'Legally Blonde 3'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fans Share Why They Dissent In Perfect Tribute

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women

There's never a bad time to celebrate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In a video premiered on The Cut, men and women in politics, e...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is The Queen Of The Internet. And That's Pretty Much The Law.

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

One of the most tired clichés in Supreme Court lore is the idea that today’s dissents are tomorrow’s majorities. It's a thing. Ruth...

'Notorious RBG' Authors On Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Intersectionality

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women

Thankfully for women everywhere, the feminist movement has embraced intersectionality as a foundational piece of the effort to advance equalit...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Favorite Ruling Of Her Career

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In her 22 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had a hand in some of the most monumental judicial decisions facing Amer...

This Is What Makes RBG So Notorious

Irin Carmon | Posted 10.27.2015 | Women
Irin Carmon

RBG is a woman who, to use another phrase that mattered a lot to her, defied stereotypes.

6 Feminist Lessons We Can Learn From RBG & Sandra Day O'Connor

Linda Hirshman | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women
Linda Hirshman

We can learn a lot from how these two heroines made their way. Here are real-life rules for making it in a hostile public world.

Missed Calls and Missed Opportunities

Chris Cormier | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics
Chris Cormier

Whether your motivation around the 2016 elections is Donald Trump's hat or Ruth Bader Ginsberg's seat, these tips will help you stay engaged and make the most of your contributions over the next five quarters.

Antonin Scalia Serenades Ruth Bader Ginsburg Over Gay Marriage With Bob Dylan Song

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

ZURICH, Oct 8 (Reuters) - On the evening after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld same-sex marriage, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was entertained by...

Indigenous Leaders Want Pope Francis To Rescind Bull Justifying Colonialism

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

Ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Philadelphia, indigenous leaders from across the Americas -- from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in upstate Ne...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will DJ A Radio Show, Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- the Notorious RBG -- will be the guest DJ on a radio show next week in Chicago. Ginsburg will share some ...