WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the concept of "choice" is an ephemeral one for low-income women who live in states that pass laws limiting access to abortion, as they may not be able to afford to travel to a state with less onerous restrictions. Show More Summary
Louie Gohmert wants Justices Kagan and Ginsburg impeached because they were too kind to the gays with the marriage ruling. I'm not sure why he left Justice Sotomayor out, unless her name was just too long for him to remember. But that's not even what qualifies him as the Stupidest Congressman On The Planet. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- When given the opportunity to ask Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg anything in the world, why not let her pick the question? Ginsburg held a public talk with Duke Law professor Neil Siegel on Wednesday evening, taking questions from Duke alumni and Summer Law Institute students. Show More Summary
Pippi Longstocking is a redheaded powerhouse in pigtails, and although she looks a bit like the Wendy’s girl her superhuman strength and self sufficiency prove she's not your average nine-year-old. And yet she has been left by the wayside...Show More Summary
At an event hosted by Duke University School of Law on Wednesday night, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg mentioned that her meme-spawning internet persona — Notorious R.B.G. — had inspired her to brush up on her hip-hop history. (When Ginsburg first learned of her nickname, she later confessed she "had to be told by... More »
(Paul Mirengoff) Law professor John McGinnis finds that Ivy League schools are giving short shrift to conservative Supreme Court justices when they confer honorary degrees. Is anyone surprised? The numbers are stark. Of the fourteenShow More Summary
There are growing calls for Minnesota dentist Walker Palmer to be brought to justice for hunting the animal
A group of interfaith leaders are welcoming Pope Francis to the United States. In a short July 27 letter sent directly to the pope at the Vatican, the religious leaders said their work on behalf of social justice, inclusion and equality has been “renewed by your clarity of vision and your bold statement of the truth […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Ivy Honors And The Justices: “The differential treatment of justices on the right and left of the Court provides more evidence of the high double standards of higher education. It also offers some indirect evidence that professors on the right likely suffer discrimination in the elite legal academy. After all, the […]
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser issued an opinion Wednesday saying he did not need to step aside from cases over an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker‘s campaign even though groups spent millions of dollars to support both … Continue reading ?
The Justice spoke at Duke. She said this about Citizens United (via Adam Liptak): The court’s worst blunder, she said, was its 2010 decision in Citizens United “because of what has happened to elections in the United States and the … Continue reading ?
On Wednesday, Duke Law professor Neil Siegel interviewed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about the triumphs and dramas of the latest term. Perhaps because Siegel is a former Ginsburg clerk, the justice was unusually expansive on a number of hot-button topics. Show More Summary
Wonder Woman and Justice League Part One are hitting theaters in 2017 The post Hi-Res Batman v Superman Photos, Wonder Woman and Justice League Start Dates appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg still isn't happy about the 2010 Citizens United ruling that's responsible for opening the door for a whole new era in campaign funding and financing, she said Wednesday. Speaking at an event...Show More Summary
The Obama administration will soon give some inmates the chance to take college courses on the government’s dime. The Education Department and Justice Department on Friday are expected to announce a pilot program giving some prisoners access to federal Pell grants. Show More Summary
Speaking to a group of young conservatives last week about the need to impeach Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan over marriage equality, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) proclaimed that a study trapping gays and lesbians on an is… The post Rep. Show More Summary
Anyone whose luggage has been lost by an airline now has a patron saint in the form of Justice Peter Smith in Britain. When lawyers for British Airways showed up in his court to argue a $4.6 billion price-fixing case, Smith had smaller fish to fry: He wanted to...
(Update: Comment from Georgia Attorney General’s office) The U.S. Justice Department is accusing the state of Georgia of segregating thousands of students with behavior-based disabilities from their peers in inferior buildings that formerly served as schools for black students back in the years of legal segregation. Show More Summary
When the system isn't bending over backwards to let cops off the hook, justice can be served.
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflected on a polarizing term that featured major decisions on marriage equality, health care and housing discrimination on Wednesday evening in a conversation with Duke Law professor Neil Siegel. Show More Summary