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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Skewers High Court For Forsaking Fight Against 'Real Racial Problem'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

Although the U.S. Supreme Court was "once a leader in the world" in the battle for racial equality, recent decisions by the high court undermine its r...

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

On Being Broke, But Not Poor

Matthew Ebert | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Matthew Ebert

Here's the thing about being broke (in this moment) -- I am not poor. I have family, friends; I have so much support, and I do not suffer at all because of it. I can volunteer. I can fill my days with labor, which I love.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hits Back At Liberals Who Want Her To Retire

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a message for liberals who have be...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Supreme Court Won't 'Duck' Gay Marriage

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg s...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Owns Her 'Notorious' Nickname

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is aware she's earned the nickname "Notorious RBG" -- and she loves it. In an interview with Katie Couric...

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...

Laura Bassett

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 5 Male Justices Have A 'Blind Spot' On Women's Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday in an interview on Yahoo News that five men on the court have a "blind spot" when it come...

IUD Inside

Karen Cordano | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Karen Cordano

Would you like to know why I choose an IUD as birth control? Because my husband and I enjoy having sex and we cannot afford another baby. Because I have been on hormonal birth control to manage severe cramps. Because I had a D&C five days postpartum after delivering our first son.

Dem Senator Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Should Stay As Long As She Can'

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg drew raves from liberals with her scathing, 35-page dissenting opinion on the court's Hobby Lobby decision, ...

Watch: Is the Supreme Court Out of Order?

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The latest session of the US Supreme Court was especially contentious, with important decisions on the separation of church and state, organized labor, campaign finance reform, birth control and women's health, among others, splitting the court along its 5-4 conservative-liberal divide.

Why Are We Still Fighting Over Birth Control in the 21st Century?

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

Walking home from the Capitol recently, I saw the words engraved above the portico of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law." They don't say "equal justice under law except for women." They don't say "equal justice as long as it's OK with your boss." And yet that is exactly what the court majority said in its ruling.

Hobby Lobby: A Victory for Social Liberals

Bryan Schonfeld | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Bryan Schonfeld

Social liberals have fought time and time again for the rights of individuals to hold and abide by values that differ from those of the majority. Soci...

Resignation Speculation Grows

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be a hero of the left, but liberals are beginning to question whether it’s time for her to go....

The Doctrine of Corporate Separateness: Why the Hobby Lobby Decision Is an Absolute Farce

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Because corporations exist in order to put up a barrier between a business and its owners, that means that the religious liberty of the owners cannot be violated by anything the corporation is compelled, by law, to do.

Hobby Lobby, 1 - Women, 0

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

It is hard not to despair. A woman entering a clinic for personal health care now must wade through potential hordes of obnoxious strangers getting i...

Supreme Court Rules Corporations Can Have Their Hearts Broken and Get Tummy Aches

Spencer Green | Posted 09.01.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"Corporations are just like people, and they have to deal with an assortment of melancholy, rejection, boo-boos, and owees," wrote Justice Samuel Alito in the majority opinion. "See them, feel them, touch them, heal them."

Why Christians Should Worry About Hobby Lobby's 'Victory'

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 09.01.2014 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

I can speak little to the practical legal implications of this decision, but as an Eastern Orthodox scholar of religion, I can think of several reasons Christians should be bothered by Hobby Lobby's victory.

Hobby Lobby Employees Band Together to Craft Homemade Birth Control

Reductress | Posted 08.31.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

After the landmark ruling denying employees of Hobby Lobby access to contraception, several employees have banded together to pool their skills and ...

Hobby Lobby Decision Disillusioning to Social Justice Movement

Laura Weiss | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Laura Weiss

Today, a corporation is a "person." An embryo is a "person." And yet, so little is being done to protect the rights of women -- what about them? This decision is of course even worse for low-income women.

Will Ruth Bader Ginsburg Retire?

Salon | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

A brilliant Hobby Lobby dissent reinforces iconic status. But stepping down might be her last best gift to the left ...

How 9 Influential Women Responded To The Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur & Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling that closely held businesses are not required to provide contraceptive coverage for their employees, famous ...

A Big Finish for the Corporate Court

Doug Kendall | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Two things are absolutely clear about this Supreme Court term. One, it's once again been a very good term for the Chamber of Commerce. And, two, it's been an even better one for the business community writ large.

Laura Bassett

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Writes Scathing 35-Page Dissent In Birth Control Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court delivered a blow to universal birth control coverage on Monday, ruling that closely-held corporations can refuse to cover contracept...

Thank You for Your Service, But It's Time to Go Justice Ginsburg

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

If either Ginsburg or Breyer resign this summer we can expect a contentious, drawn out, and divisive confirmation battle. But that is nothing like we are bound to see if they wait until after November when odds are the Republicans will take the Senate.