Tag: Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Is the Supreme Court on Its Way to Becoming a Conservative Bastion?

The challenge the book faces, therefore, doesn’t derive from Greenhouse’s admirably clear account of the court’s business. It’s the unfortunate fact that, in the year under consideration, the most important news about the Supreme Court consisted of things that the court’s activist conservative majority did not do. True, in its so-called “shadow-docket” of responses to […]

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Supreme Court Revises Its Procedure for Arguments

Mr. Jay said the hybrid questioning was a success. “It’s healthy,” he said, “that we’re spending an extra six minutes or so per advocate and getting quite a few extra questions, quite a few extra lines of questioning and more participation by a larger number of justices, including of course Justice Thomas, who has been […]

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A.C.L.U. Apologizes for Tweet That Altered Quote by Justice Ginsburg

Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, said Monday that he regretted that a tweet sent out recently by his organization altered the words of a well-known quote by the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The A.C.L.U. tweet, which was sent out Sept. 18, changed Justice Ginsburg’s words, replacing […]

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The A.C.L.U. Errs on R.B.G.

Recently, on the anniversary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, the American Civil Liberties Union set out to pay tribute to her pro-choice heroism, and ended up making the sort of self-parodic blunder the right salivates over. One of R.B.G.’s iconic quotes came from her 1993 Senate confirmation hearings, when, instead of shying away from commenting […]

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