For Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the argument that same-sex couples should be satisfied with civil unions or domestic partnerships probably has a familiar ring — and not a pretty one. It probably sounds a lot like the argument that opponents made against women at the Virginia Military Institute in U.S. v. Virginia in 1996. Ginsburg, [...]
Linda Greenhouse writes with what sounds like authority: "The answer is no, she’s healthy and loves her job."
The jurisprudence of Her Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, may be only mediocre at best, but her candor deserves the highest praise. Every few years she’ll pull back the judicial curtain and tell the rest of us what she thinks is really going on at the court. And shock [...]
Here's the unanimous opinion written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Metrish v. Lancaster, released yesterday, which dealt with a principle of due process that I won't try to summarize. (There's a summary here, at SCOTUSblog.) I only...Show More Summary
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's diminutive stature was dwarfed by the marshals that surrounded her as she made her way down the main aisle of the University of Chicago Law School auditorium Saturday afternoon. Read more ?
On Saturday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at the University of Chicago Law School about the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which occurred this past January (in case you didn't go out and get an abortion to celebrate). Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doubled down over the weekend on her ongoing criticism of Roe v. Wade. Ginsburg’s concern is about backlash: She says that by issuing the ruling that legalized abortion across the country in 1973, a group of “unelected old men” stopped the momentum that was building among the states. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg criticized the Roe v. Wade decision Saturday, stating that it overruled the democratic will by handing down a decision made by “unelected old men.” Speaking at the University of Chicago Law School, the 80 year-old justice said that the 1973 decision, together with Doe v. Show More Summary
by Ben Johnson CHICAGO, May 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Roe v. Wade decision received criticism from an unusual source this weekend: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Roe decision overruled the democratic will with a decision handed down by "unelected old men," she said Saturday at the University…
Anyone holding out hope that the Supreme Court is going to issue a sweeping decision to legalize gay marriage inroughout all 50 states has a new reason to temper their expectations. Not even the court's most liberal member appears to be all that eager to thrust the institution into another cultural fight. Show More Summary
One of the stories making the rounds over the weekend was about a statement by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that was critical of the landmark court ruling in Roe vs. Wade. Most of the coverage focused on the seemingly shocking statement by a liberal who would be expected to defend the case. However the truth [...]
Over the weekend, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg complained that the decision in the Roe v Wade case that allowed virtually unlimited abortions was too overreaching. She grumbled that it was decided in such a way that it made for an easy target for pro-life advocates complaining about its extremity. From a report on [...]
Monday’s “Jansing & Co.” line-up: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Washington Post’s Ruth, Politico’s Alex Burns, the Washington Post’ s Manuel Roig-Franzia, Aisha Moodie-Mills and Noelle Nikpour on Justice Ruth Bader’ …
Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in all 50 states, benefited the pro-life cause and harmed the movement in favor of legal abortion, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who favors legal abortion, said Saturday. Her argument in favor of "judicial restraint," as she called it, could have implications for pending gay marriage cases.
I had the honor of having a public "conversation" yesterday with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before a large audience at the University of Chicago Law...
Chicago, IL — US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg, a strong supporter of a woman’s right to choose, is nonetheless not a big fan of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion from coast to coast. Ginsburg declared last night at the University of Chicago that the decision was an overreach by the [...]Show More Summary
Said Ruth Bader Ginsburg, speaking yesterday at the University of Chicago law school, ostensibly about Roe v. Wade, but inferentially, perhaps, about same-sex marriage (the issue before the Court right now). Ginsburg would have rather...Show More Summary
Speaking Saturday night to an audience at the University of Chicago Law School, superfly liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg indulged in a little judicial pessimism when she suggested that the Roe v. Wade rule by her Supreme Court predecessors...Show More Summary
Forty years after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade case legalized abortion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the case is not her “ideal picture” for resolving the controversial issue of abortion.
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