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Karl Rove's Latest Love

www.salon.com | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Conservatives may have fallen out of love with Chief Justice John Roberts, but they’ve also found an unlikely new hero: the Supreme Court’s most l...

Obama's Judicial Disaster

The New Yorker | Jeffrey Toobin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

On the same day as Rand Paul’s celebrated filibuster against drone strikes last week, the Senate engaged in a less noticed but more typical form of ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Retirement

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

The thought of retirement is on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's mind, she told The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin in an interview for an upco...

WATCH: The Incredible Story Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Marriage

Posted 02.26.2013 | Weddings

"I came to appreciate that Marty was really interested in what I thought."

What's Your Favorite Thing About Being A Woman?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 11.19.2012 | Women

This week we asked a variety of women from Lena Dunham and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to our community on Facebook and Twitter, "What's your favorite thing a...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

'What I Love About Being A Woman': Backstage At The Glamour Women Of The Year Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women

You have to believe not only in yourself, you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices.

Ask Candidates How They Will Vote on Equal Pay Bills -- Tribute to Lilly Ledbetter: Crusader for Women's Equal Pay

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Why isn't every candidate -- from presidential, to congressional, state and local officials -- asked how they will vote on equal pay legislation for women? Equal pay for women is a family and community economic stimulus factor, not just a women's issue.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #24, Supreme Court Appointments

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Electing Romney would be devastating to the future of the Supreme Court and the country. If Romney is elected and Ginsburg retires, over the next four years a real shift in power would occur.

Ginsburg Issues Prediction On Gay Marriage

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

BOULDER, Colo. -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Wednesday that she believes the Defense of Marriage Act will likely go to the U.S. Supreme Court wi...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Appoints Record Number Of Women Judges To Federal Bench

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the confirmation of Stephanie Rose as a U.S. district court judge on Monday, President Barack Obama has put 72 women on the federal...

Will Acceptance By The Supreme Court Influence Gay Rights Rulings?

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

* Two major gay-rights disputes are coming before court * Gay clerks and employees now open about orientation * Still, n...

Ginsburg Sheds Light On Health Care Decision

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

* Jurist, 79, has survived two bouts with cancer * Voices optimism for liberal wing in new court term By Joan Biskupic ...

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...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Denies Janet Jackson 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Friday morning officially relieved CBS of a $550,000 fine over Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" duri...

Dan Froomkin

Losing The Broccoli Battle, Winning The War

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, but not before rejecting the government's main argument -- that it...

Mike Sacks

Justices Strike Down Life Without Parole For Teens Convicted Of Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday abolished the imposition of mandatory sentences of life without parole for all juveniles convicted of murder...

Justice Pokes Fun At Health Care Guessing Game

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says those who are guessing publicly what the court will say on the constitutionality of President Bara...

Supreme Court To Decide Blockbuster Cases Soon

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One never knows when the Supreme Court will hand down its last, often biggest, opinions of the term. But the justices' summer travel sch...

Mike Sacks

Deportation And Wiretapping At The Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With five weeks remaining in its term, the Supreme Court on Monday morning chipped away at its 20-plus cases yet to be decided by issuin...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court's Women Celebrate 30 Years Of Female Justices

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The only four women to serve as Supreme Court justices gathered Wednesday night to celebrate Sandra Day O'Connor's pathbreaking arrival...

Death of a Mandate: Why Health Care Reform in America is Over

Meredith Bagby | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Meredith Bagby

The legislation that cost a hugely popular president nearly all his political capital is about to be dismantled with the strike of the court's gavel.

2 Justices Could Be Key In Health Care Law Case

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The fate of President Barack Obama's health care law appears to rest precariously in the hands of two justices. After three days o...

Mike Sacks

Idaho Couple Can Fight EPA, Supreme Court Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously reversed a lower court opinion that forbade an Idaho couple from challenging an Environmental...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Takes On Life-Without-Parole Sentence For Teens Convicted Of Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2005, the Supreme Court banned the death penalty for minors no matter how heinous the crime. In 2010, the justices drew the same line...

A New Look at Citizens United

Lyle Denniston | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

Many observers have blamed the Court's January 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission for supposedly turning on the corporate money-in-politics spigot. But even some members of the Court are questioning anew whether that was a mistake.