Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Sotomayor's 'Religious Liberty'  New York Sun
9 months ago
The question is why a jurist of such eloquence and passion — and she is certainly such a jurist — was, in this case, so unconvincing, as she manifestly was, having been joined by only, in Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the other eight members of the court.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg  Wikipedia

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (born Joan Ruth Bader; March 15, 1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. She is the second female justice (after Sandra Day O'Connor) to be confirmed to the court, and one of four female justices to be confirmed (with Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, who are still serving). Following O'Connor's retirement, and until Sotomayor joined the court, Ginsburg was the only female justice on the Supreme Court. During that time, Ginsburg became more forceful with her dissents, which were noted by legal observers and in popular culture. She is generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the court. Ginsburg has authored notable majority opinions, including United States v. Virginia, Olmstead v. L.C., and Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc. Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian Jewish immigrants. Her older sister died when she was a baby, and her mother, one of her biggest sources of encouragement, died shortly before Ginsburg graduated from high school. She then earned her bachelor's degree at Cornell University, and was a wife and mother before starting law school at Harvard, where she was one of the few women in her class. Ginsburg transferred to Columbia Law School, where she graduated tied for first in her class. Following law school, Ginsburg turned to academia. She was a professor at Rutgers School of Law and Columbia Law School, teaching civil procedure as one of the few women in her field. Ginsburg spent a considerable part of her legal career as an advocate for the advancement of gender equality and women's rights, winning multiple victories arguing before the Supreme Court. She advocated as a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union and was a member of its board of directors and one of its general counsels in the 1970s. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where she served until her appointment to the Supreme Court.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood's Newest Breakout Stars  New York Times - 8 months ago

“RBG” — Julie Cohen and Betsy West's affectionate film biography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the associate justice of the Supreme Court and superstar of liberal jurisprudence — is the surprise hit of the season. Since its release May 4, its grosses have ...

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RBG, Twitter is down on its knees, begging you to please stay  Mashable - 8 months ago

Many of us started this week thinking it couldn't get any worse. Oh, how young we were then. After a week of devastating decisions by the Supreme Court, including a decision in favor of Trump's Muslim ban, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he'd be ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figure smashes Kickstarter goal  CNET - 8 months ago

Not to get judgy about a judge, but these Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figures win on appeal. The Supreme Court associate justice, 85, has been re-created in action-figure form by Seattle sculptor Mike Leavitt for product incubator FCTRY, which has also ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Box-Office Star: Documentaries Are Hot This Summer  Hollywood Reporter - 8 months ago

Sundance and Cannes titles focused on the legal icon, Fred Rogers and Pope Francis have had staying power in theaters. The surprise star of Sundance isn't quite putting up Black Panther numbers. But Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the subject of Julie Cohen and ...

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I tried Ruth Bader Ginsburg's workout routine - Business Insider  Business Insider - 8 months ago

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not defined by her 85 years of age — she works out with her personal trainer, Bryant Johnson, twice a week for ...

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Unexpected Box Office Heroes: Fred Rogers, Ruth Bader Ginsburg  SHOOT Online (press release) - 8 months ago

The Fred Rogers documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait "RBG" have each played to some of the season's most packed theaters. In eight weeks, "RBG" has made $10.9 million, a mammoth sum ...

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Law School Bestows Fun Honor On Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Sandra Day O'Connor  Above the Law - 8 months ago

The University of Oregon School of Law announcing the names of the newest addition to campus — two osprey chicks that reside in a nest on the law school's roof. The nest has been there since 2014, when it was moved from above their athletic field ...

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Will Ruth Bader Ginsburg Retire Soon? Anthony Kennedy's Announcement Is Making People Worry  Bustle - 8 months ago

After Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his impending retirement on Wednesday, there was plenty of talk about another SCOTUS justice and her future. If you're wondering whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg will retire soon, the liberal-leaning ...

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Kickstarter aims to make Ruth Bader Ginsburg into action figure  USA TODAY - 8 months ago

If you've ever wanted an action figure of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, your chance is coming. FCTRY, a product incubator, kicked off a crowd fundraiser on Tuesday to raise the money to create an action figure of the 85-year-old associate ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Response To Justice Kennedy's Retirement Is So Warm  Elite Daily - 9 months ago

There's no denying that Justice Anthony Kennedy was a pinnacle figure within the Supreme Court. Well, now that he's officially announced his plans to step down from his position, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's response to Justice Kennedy's retirement is just as ...

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