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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?

Kagan Celebrates Ruth Bader Ginsburg

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "has done as much as anyone in the last 40 years" to make the country more just and e...

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...

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 08.28.2013 | Gay 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 05.29.2013 | Gay 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 ...

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...

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.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Provides Hint On Potential Same-Sex Marriage Case

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that her predecessors on the high court mistimed the milestone 1973 Roe v....

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 Considers Elena Kagan's Likely Confirmation An 'Exhilarating' Development

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the prospect of three women on the Supreme Court is exhilarating, and she intends to stay around a...

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.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: End Local Judicial Elections

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is endorsing an end to the election of judges at the state and local levels. Ginsburg wa...

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 | World
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.

Justice Ginsburg Laments Being Court's Only Woman

AP | MATT LEINGANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday it's lonely being the only woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Ginsburg told law students...