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Equal Means Equal: Why the ERA Must Be Passed

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

As members of Congress -- as well as one candidate for the presidency -- repeatedly speak about rolling back women's reproductive rights, it's time to take a hard look at the actual status of women in the United States.

Now You Can Literally Play The 'Woman Card'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women

Donald Trump's "woman's card" comment about Hillary Clinton has spectacularly backfired, and one brother-sister duo has spun it into a wildly successf...

The Watergate First Charmed Washington, Then Scandalized America: With a Face-Lift, It's Ready for the Next Half-Century

Joe Rodota | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Joe Rodota

On June 16, 1972, five men dined together for the last time in the restaurant of the Watergate Hotel. A few hours later they taped open the door to a...

A Lawyer Addressed Justice Ginsburg By The Wrong Name. Her Response Was Perfect.

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Noel Francisco, the lawyer arguing in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption appeal, only had one job: to convince the Supreme ...

Supreme Court Rules For Congress -- And Thousands Of Victims Of Iran-Sponsored Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a moment Wednesday, the three branches of the federal government seemed to line up in perfect harmony -- if only to show their suppo...

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds We The People

Yael Bromberg | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Yael Bromberg

Today's ruling is a huge win for our democracy. It affirms the principle that everyone counts and everyone deserves representation.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Taking Her Talents To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 03.28.2016 | Politics

To dispel any possible doubts about her talents, the Notorious RBG, sometimes known as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is adding actress to...

The Supreme Court Could Throw A Lifeline To Debt-Swamped Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Puerto Rico had a good day, or at least a hopeful one, in court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court seemed receptive to Puerto Rico’s argume...

Happy 83rd Birthday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is turning 83 on March 15. To commemorate the big day, why not revisit some of her best quotes and words of ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ready To Drop Greatest Hits Compilation

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

Exactly a week since she walked all over Texas' restrictive abortion law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg seems ready to open up about a few other things. Simon &...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Notorious and Genius

Irin Carmon | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Irin Carmon

Ginsburg was a legal visionary born at a time when girls were expected to marry lawyers. Though she was consistently academically excellent, she did not become a feminist until mid-life, defying the early-bloomer narrative. But when she did, she spent a decade deliberately transforming women's status under the law.

How Justice Ginsburg Walked All Over Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a major abortion rights case with three women on the bench. Justices Ruth Ba...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Eulogy For Antonin Scalia Shows Why Politics Shouldn't Divide Us

The Huffington Post | Robert Baldwin III | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg highlighted some important moments of her friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia at his memorial service ear...

The Notorious RBG Coloring Book Of Our Feminist Dreams Is Here

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women

Peak adult-coloring-book-hype has officially been reached. Grab some colored pencils and get creative with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ...

Notorious RBG Offers Hint to Whether Post-Scalia Court Will Be Better for Workers, Consumers

Paul Bland | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics
Paul Bland

With Justice Scalia gone from the Court, no one can say what will happen next, with respect to forced arbitration or any other issue. But the exceptionally strong words of Justices Ginsburg and Kagan raise a very real possibility that the Supreme Court's love affair -- with forcing Americans into arbitration even when it lets corporations break the law with impunity -- may finally be over.

Scalia and Ginsburg: Two Kinds of Justice

Craig Platt | Posted 02.23.2016 | Crime
Craig Platt

Most people also know that Justice Scalia was a bastion of Conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court. At least, that is how he is usually described And some people now also know about his unlikely friendship with Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg.

Scalia Death Exposes Dying Conservatism

Hal Donahue | Posted 02.21.2016 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Before Justice Scalia's body was even cold, Republicans started obstructionism and pledged to block any Obama appointment. Apparently, a dying conservatism cares not a fig about the constitution -- just clinging to power.

'This Place' at the Brooklyn Museum: Outsiders Photograph Israel

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.19.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Frederic Brenner does not think small. In 1996, he posed prominent Jews: Ed Koch, Roy Lichtenstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ruth Westheimer, among them, in a labyrinth on Ellis Island. For his Diaspora project, he traveled the world looking for Jews in unlikely locales.

Obama Has Every Right, Nay a Duty, to Nominate Scalia's Replacement

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Almost immediately upon hearing the shocking news that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had unexpectedly died Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would not permit the president to fill the court seat. This is a new one.

The Republican Supreme Gamble: Is a Deal the Smarter Move for All Concerned?

Aaron Harber | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Aaron Harber

Despite knowing President Barack Obama has the right and obligation to nominate Scalia's successor, all the Republican presidential candidates and many others on that side of the aisle have called for the [resident to defer nominating anyone for a year so the next president can make the selection.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remembers Dear Friend And Sparring Partner Antonin Scalia

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday rocked the political world, generating a flurry of stunned reaction...

Supreme Irony: GOP Peddles Denial of Justice!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.

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.

Justice Ginsburg at the Centennial of Justice Brandeis' nomination to the Supreme Court: the Notorious RBG meets the Notorious LDB

Frederick M. Lawrence | Posted 02.11.2016 | 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

President Barack Obama commemorated the 7th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act on Friday -- with the announcement of even more steps to r...