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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

For the Roberts Court, Facts Are Malleable

Paul_Gordon | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Paul_Gordon

Sen. Patrick Moynihan famously noted that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. Unfortunately, as the Supreme Court's re...

The Favorites To Be The Next Supreme Court Justice

The New Yorker | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Not so suddenly, there’s an elderly quartet at the Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg just turned eighty-one, and she’s followed closely in age by...

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...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Throws Cold Water On Retirement Requests

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

RESTON, Va. (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Supreme Court justices should work as long as they can and shouldn't manipulate their retirement...

Stars of David: From Book to Off-Broadway

Lisa Alcalay Klug | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Lisa Alcalay Klug

When author Abigail Pogrebin was 16, she landed a role in the original cast of a Stephen Sondheim Broadway show, "Merrily We Roll Along," which she de...

The Women Of The Supreme Court Now Have The Badass Portrait They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

The women of the Supreme Court are the subjects of a new painting unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Monda...

America's Amoral Constitution

Richard Albert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard Albert

Today the United States Constitution may have fewer imitators than ever before. The influence abroad of the Constitution has declined dramatically since its bicentennial in 1976.

Ginsburg Makes Bold 2016 Prediction

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg predicted a Democrat would win the 2016 presidential election in an interview with the Washington Post. ...

Supreme Court Justice: Confirmation Process Is 'Sort Of Broken'

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, said Friday that the confirm...

First Nighter: In "Arguendo" Elevator Repair Service Makes a Good Argument for Unbridled Enjoyment

David Finkle | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Although I can't say I followed everyone of the ins and outs of Elevator Repair Service's Arguendo, at the Public, I had great fun trying to. That's ...

Ginsburg Isn't Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will serve the court until her body slows and her mind quits, she said in an interview with Public Radio Int...

Supreme Court Judge Brought 'Shame On America' By Officiating Gay Wedding, Group Claims

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history last week when she became the first U.S. Supreme Court Justice to officiate a same-sex wedding, just two months after...

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...