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6 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: My male colleagues didn't really understand the Hobby Lobby case

Speaking with Katie Couric on Yahoo Global News , Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that five of her male counterparts on the court have "a blind spot" when it comes to women's issues.

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Related Topix: US News

9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Gay Marriage Nears Supreme Court With Inevitability Tag

Since a pivotal high court ruling 13 months ago, gay-marriage advocates have tallied more than two dozen lower court victories without a single defeat.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, University of Chicago

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Yahoo!

Ginsburg on retirement: 'People know I'm here to stay'

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court's oldest justice at 81, told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric in an exclusive interview this week that she has no plans to retire.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

US News & World Report

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Greatest Hits

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be considered the most likely to retire of the Supreme Court Justices, but she's still the queen of the dissent.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington College, American University, John G. Roberts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

What Constitution did President Obama Teach?

Barack Obama famously declared that as a former teacher of Constitutional law, he actually respects the Constitution, unlike his predecessor in the Oval Office.

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The Raw Story

Antonin Scalia gets trolled again as appeals court strikes Virginia's same-sex marriage ban

Another court has used U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's words against him to rule in favor of same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Salon

Satanists want Hobby Lobby-style religious exemption from anti-choice counseling laws

Remember how satanists are building a statue of a 19th century goat-man occult symbol to place outside the Oklahoma State Capitol because there is already a Ten Commandments monument on display? Well, those same satanists are now using the Supreme Court's sweeping Hobby Lobby decision to challenge coercive mandatory counseling laws by requesting a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Feministing

Watch: Video mocks the old boys' club of the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's recent decisions have been depressing and disturbing, to say the least, especially when it comes to reproductive rights .

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Fair and just: Woman invites Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...

'My dad is a hero': Doctor who stopped psychiatric patient's deadly hospital rampage gives a smile and wave as he recovers from his injuries with a lot of encouragement from his proud daughter Schoolgirl Abigail Hendandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding

MTV

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Actually Responded To This Girl's Wedding Invitation

Staci Zaretsky wanted to invite everyone who'd made an impact on her life to her upcoming wedding.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: A faith-based court division

During its last term, the Supreme Court narrowly decided two cases bearing extensively on the separation of church and state.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Immigration Reform, Elena Kagan, Opinion

FindLaw

Is It Already 'Too Late' for Justice Ginsburg to Retire?

Many liberals want Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire immediately , despite her status as a liberal lion and the leader of the "left" side of the bench.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Clarence Thomas

Black Voice News

A Victory for Affirmative Action

Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld the University of Texas' modest affirmative action program.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin, Best of 2007

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Crafting a Hobby Lobby doc fix12:34 am

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has promised to take action that will counter the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Law, Healthcare Law, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Slate Magazine

Gambling With Death

Abolitionists have ample reason to believe a Supreme Court decision declaring the death penalty unconstitutional is within their grasp.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Towleroad

The Most Dangerous Line in the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

The most dangerous line in the Supreme Court's recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby doesn't come until page 46. It reads as follows: The principal dissent raises the possibility that discrimination in hiring, for example on the basis of race, might be cloaked as religious practice to escape legal sanction.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 22, 2014

FindLaw

Roundup: SCOTUS and the City, Fall Docket, Death Penalty Drugs

How many times have you stared at Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and thought to yourself, "I can't help but wonder ... isn't RBG just an older Carrier Bradshaw?" Of course you have not.

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Related Topix: US News, Death Penalty, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Forbes.com

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Obamacare Tax Credits: Which One Got It Right?

In this corner, established in 1891, weighing in with 14 active judges and calling Richmond, VA, home is the Fourth District Court of Appeals.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Clarence Thomas

The Skanner

University of Texas Case Settled in Modest Victory for Affirmative Action

Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news: A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld the University of Texas' modest affirmative action program .

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin, Best of 2007, Opinion

SFGate

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. relays the breaking news to her staff that the Supreme Court had just upheld the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, June 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

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