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The Meaning Of Life — According To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“If you want to be a true professional, you will do something outside yourself…something to repair tears in your community. Something to make life a little better for people less fortunate than you. That’s what I think a meaningful life is – living not for oneself, but for one’s community,” said Ginsburg, who is only the second woman ever to be appointed as a justice of the country’s highest court.

February 8, 2017
SCOTUS vacancy

RBG Hopes ‘Cooler Heads’ Prevail On SCOTUS Vacancy

Ginsburg, 83, a liberal appointed by Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1993, acknowledged that the Senate, which has the responsibility to confirm or reject judicial nominations, did not have to confirm the nominee. But she said it did have an obligation to at least consider Garland instead of taking no action at all.

September 8, 2016

Cartoon: Justice Ginsburg Blasts Trump

Justice Ginsburg is not Trump’s type.

July 14, 2016
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Outraged About Ginsburg’s Comments? Supreme Court Justices Have Always Voiced Political Opinions

Ginsburg has long been known for her frankness. Joan Biskupic, the journalist who reported Ginsburg’s statements on Trump, writes that, having met with her “on a regular basis for more than a decade,” he “found her response classic.”

July 13, 2016
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Please! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaks The Truth About A Trump Presidency And DC’s Purists Are Upset

“I find it baffling actually that she says these things,” Arthur Hellman, a University of Pittsburgh law professor told the Post. “She must know that she shouldn’t be. However tempted she might be, she shouldn’t be doing it.”

July 12, 2016
Trump, Women's Health, Abortion Access

Here Are The Best Quotes From Supreme Court’s Opinions For Abortion Access

“The two requirements erect a particularly high barrier for poor, rural, or disadvantaged women.”

June 27, 2016

Book Review: ‘Notorious RBG’ Explores The Legacy Of ‘An Underestimated Woman’

‘Notorious RBG,’ in its celebration of the trailblazing Supreme Court Justice, glosses over some of the hardships she faced.

November 23, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘Notorious RBG: The Life And Times Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’

‘Notorious RBG’ is a delightful and elegantly designed visual guide to the cultural impact one determined warrior for social justice can have when she becomes the stuff memes are made of.

November 21, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Hears First Argument In Landmark Gay Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday morning in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which links together four cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in states that do not recognize the right of gay couples to marry.

April 28, 2015

Does The Supreme Court Care That Americans Support Gay Marriage?

Marriage equality in America looks more and more inevitable.

February 26, 2015

How To Make The Supreme Court More Accountable

It’s time to reel in America’s most powerful, least accountable public institution.

December 3, 2014

Cartoon: A Toast To Justice Ginsburg’s Health

The conservative justices drink to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health.

December 1, 2014
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Out Of Hospital After Heart Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was able to spend Thanksgiving at home.

November 28, 2014

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Procedure

Justice Ginsburg is expected to be released within 48 hours.

November 26, 2014

WATCH: Justice Ginsburg’s Epic Hobby Lobby Dissent, In Song Form

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke for many liberals and women’s health advocates with her searing dissent to the majority decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. Now, songwriter Jonathan Mann is singing for them. As Think Progress explains, Mann — who has been writing a song a day for years — took less than […]

July 1, 2014

Yes, (Some) Corporations Can Pray — And You’ll All Pay

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times In its decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, the conservative Supreme Court majority that upheld corporations’ religious objections to birth control spends an inordinate amount of time defending itself from the reasoning and wrath of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent. Justice Samuel Alito, whose name is on the […]

June 30, 2014