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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg Released From Hospital, Expected To Return To Work On Monday

AP | Posted 11.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery...

Latest Surgery May Renew Debate Over Whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a known badass. At 81, she lifts weights, does pushups and revs up her heart rate on an elliptical glider...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Resting Comfortably' After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "resting comfortably" after having heart surgery Wednesday morning, according to a release from the high ...

Please Rise For This Baby Boy's Ruth Bader Ginsburg Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 10.31.2014 | Parents

In a unanimous vote, we're ruling this baby guilty of being too freakin' cute for words. When HuffPost Parents asked readers for pictures of babies...

Dana Liebelson

Ginsburg Was Right: Texas' Extreme Voter ID Law Is Stopping People From Voting

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Texas voter ID law considered to be one of the most restrictive in the country is doing exactly what Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Getting Tired of Writing Scathing Dissents

Reductress | Posted 10.22.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a scathing dissent last Wednesday, stating her growing exhaustion for constantly having to write such scathing dissents for recent decisions made in the court.

What Would An All-Female Supreme Court Bench Look Like?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Is this a radical notion? Considering how male-dominated the Supreme Court has long been, yes. Is this an outlandish notion? It shouldn't be.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pens Scathing Dissent On Texas Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a six-page dissent early Saturday morning, blasting the court's decision to allow Texas to use its ne...

SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Manners Matter

Soul Dancer | Posted 10.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Soul Dancer

As an out gay monk, reverend and private-practice counselor/social worker, I daily witness the impact of Windsor v. United States.

'Lost Rights Cause Harm Each Day': The Costs of the Supreme Court's Refusal to Hear a Same-Sex Marriage Case

Nancy Leong | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Nancy Leong

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court surprised many by declining to hear appeals from decisions in five states striking down bans on same-sex marriage. As advocates of same-sex marriage cheer the march of progress, it's important not to lose sight of the fact that marriage equality affects individuals.

Emily Swanson

Most Liberals Aren't Ready To Push Ruth Bader Ginsburg Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hearing calls from liberal circles to retire during Barack Obama's presidency so that he can name a...

Ginsburg Was Right On Hobby Lobby

The New Yorker | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

The great Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed that important Supreme Court decisions “exercise a kind of hydraulic effect.” Even if the authors of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Simple Advice To Young Feminists

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women

There's a lot we can learn from Notorious R.B.G. In an interview with Jeffrey Rosen for New Republic, Ginsburg discussed how her experience as a f...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court's rulings in a wide-ranging interview publish...

Ginsburg Singles Out The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

New Republic | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was considered a judge’s judge when she was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, an incrementalist who thought Roe v. Wade mi...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thinks This Justice Is Responsible For Halting Access To Abortions

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg thinks that the Supreme Court’s conservative attitude on abortion access can be traced to one of her colle...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women Are 'Here To Stay' On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said again and again that she doesn't plan to retire any time soon. But when that fateful day comes, Gin...

One Week Left Before Supreme Court's Marriage Meeting

Matt Baume | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Next Monday, September 29, the US Supreme Court will meet in closed session to decide whether to take a marriage case. They're expected to reveal their decision the following week, on October 6, but there's no way to predict what the court will announce

What Gay Life Is Really Like In Scotland

Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

Ginsburg Reveals What May Prompt SCOTUS To Step In Sooner On Gay Marriage

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to t...

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 10.04.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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...