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Ginsburg: Gay Marriage Shows The Constitution's 'Genius'

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently officiated at a friend's same-sex wedding, told a Philadelphia audience Friday...

Ginsburg To Become First Justice To Officiate Same-Sex Wedding

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg will become the first Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex wedding, The Washington Post reported Friday. Ginsburg will...

Ginsburg Takes On Supreme Court: 'Stunning In Its Activism'

The New York Times | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 80, vowed in an interview to stay on the Supreme Court as long as her health and intellect remained strong,...

9 Amazingly Successful Women Who Started As Assistants

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.14.2013 | Women

Everyone has to start somewhere -- and sometimes, that "somewhere" is as an assistant. Approximately 96 percent of secretaries and administrative a...

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...

'I Think Now I Am The Hardest-Working Justice'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no doubt about how well she does her job. In an interview with USA Today, Ginsburg said she's "the ha...

Ginsburg: Female Justices 'Not Shrinking Violets'

USA Today | Richard Wolf | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court justices sat largely still in late June as Chief Justice John Roberts announced his majority opinion against the Voting Rights Act o...

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...

Ginsburg Calls Out Scalia Inconsistency

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she's not surprised that Southern states have pushed ahead with tough voter identification laws and oth...

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...

Why Only Justice Ginsburg Got Affirmative Action Case Right

Frank Askin | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Frank Askin

Once upon a time, the United States Supreme Court recognized the difference between laws and regulations which burdened "discrete and insular minorities" and programs intended to help such groups overcome the effects of past discrimination.

Hillary Clinton: Ageism, Sexism

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

It all started with the deep and profound utterance of Stuart Stevens, the brilliant lead strategist for Mitt Romney's hilarious 2012 presidential run, who remarked that Hillary has "been around since the '70s." At that point, the floodgates opened.

Supreme Court Justice Vows To Resist Retirement Pressure

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, July 4 (Reuters) - At age 80, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leader of the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal win...

Law Doesn't Make It Right: Suppressing Voters Suppresses Democracy

Nina Flores | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Nina Flores

Discriminatory practices are increasingly institutionalized. Allowing voter suppression tactics to occur unchecked not only disenfranchises voters, but solidifies the power of dominant groups to control decision-making at local, state, and national levels.

Dust Off Those Poll Tax Laws, Dixie

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

As history has shown, radical Republicans won't be content with stealing the vote from the black guy down the street or that Latina woman at church or the college student next door or the senior citizen who relinquished his driver's license. They're coming for your right, too.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Tumblr Star

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Supreme Court Justice and glass-ceiling breaker Ruth Bader Ginsburg can now add another worthy accomplishment to her resumé: Tumblr star. The second ...

Don't Panic About the Voting Rights Ruling. Re-strategize.

Jim Sleeper | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

I have to note that so much was actually wrong with premises and strategies embodied in Sections 4 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act that you can almost say we asked for this.

Justice Ginsburg Blasts Court For Eviscerating Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a sharply worded opinion Tuesday, lighting into her colleagues in her dissent from the high court's d...

Samuel Alito Rolls Eyes While Ruth Bader Ginsburg Reads Dissent

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito broke from the high court's usual decorum on Monday morning, rolling his eyes and shaking his head as his senior co...

Marriage Inequality as Gender Discrimination?

William D. Blake | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
William D. Blake

Buried in the oral argument transcript of the Proposition 8 case is a potential revelation of how Justice Kennedy might be thinking: Don't think of it as "gay marriage" but as "same-sex marriage." Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation isn't the problem; gender discrimination is. Wait, what?

Supreme Court Justices' Wealth Explored

Center for Public Integrity | Reity O’Brien and Chris Young | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

At least five and perhaps as many as eight of the nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court are millionaires according to recently released financial dis...

Justice Ginsburg, Roe v. Wade and Same-Sex Marriage

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

I am a great admirer of Justice Ginsburg. But in her criticisms of Roe v. Wade, I must dissent. Roe transformed the lives of tens of millions of women in this nation. It was the right decision... and its time had come.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Expresses Doubts On Roe v. Wade

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — One of the most liberal members of the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could be expected to give a rousing defense of ...

Supreme Court Hearings Show Power of Women's Leadership

Donna P. Hall | Posted 06.05.2013 | Women
Donna P. Hall

From Fox to CNN to NPR to "The Colbert Report," media coverage of the hearings highlighted the incisive questioning of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan

'Ginsburg Must Go'

Salon | JONATHAN BERNSTEIN | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

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