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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  1. abortion
    Can Biden and Democrats Protect Abortion Rights From Trump’s Judges?The worst was averted when Trump lost and Democrats won control of the Senate. But an anti-abortion majority on the Supreme Court could strike soon.
  2. legacy
    Honoring Her WishIn conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s granddaughter, ACLU fellow Clara Spera.
  3. supreme court
    Amy Coney Barrett and the Triumph of Phyllis SchlaflyConservatives have long understood the power of weaponizing womanhood.
  4. vision 2020
    Democrats Are All But Resigned to the Supreme Court’s Hard-Right Turn“The ACA could be overturned by Trump’s Supreme Court the week after the election, in the middle of a pandemic. There’s no good answer.”
  5. supreme court
    Senate Democrats Want Barrett to Step Aside If Supreme Court Gets Election CaseIt would make Bush v. Gore look like child’s play to rush through a Supreme Court nominee who then rules on Trump’s political fate.
  6. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Challenge Trump on Trying to Rig the ElectionBiden should try to split Trump from his enablers by disclaiming an attack on the legitimacy of the Electoral College if all votes are counted.
  7. vision 2020
    How Biden and Trump Pollsters See the Politics of the Supreme Court FightIn an ugly race, even a slight unifying effect for Trump’s base or a chance to portray a vulnerable senator as a Trump lackey can make a difference.
  8. intelligencer chats
    Would Court Packing Be Too Slippery a Slope?In the face of a 6-3 majority pushed through before the election, would Democrats favor an expanded Court? Filibuster reform? Guam statehood?
  9. politics
    Trump Booed During Visit to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s CasketThe crowd at the viewing for the late Supreme Court justice did not respond well to the presence of a president who questioned her reported last wish.
  10. after rbg
    American Women Need a Revolution. It Has to Be Bigger Than RBG.Ruth Bader Ginsburg wasn’t the feminist hero I wanted her to be. If we’re to survive the coming battles, we must be honest about her legacy.
  11. supreme court
    Trump Says Supreme Court Needs 9 Justices for Potential Election DisputeMeanwhile, Republicans at the state and national level are reportedly gaming out ways to dispute the election.
  12. vision 2020
    Pennsylvania Becomes Ground Zero For Election LawsuitsOne key struggle is over a court ruling that determined that “naked ballots” mailed without special envelopes will not be counted in November.
  13. supreme court
    How the Timeline for Confirming Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee Will Play OutIt’s now more a matter of when, not if, Trump and McConnell will fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
  14. supreme court
    If the McConnell Rule Is Dead, Court-Packing Is PermittedTrump has a right to appoint RBG’s replacement. And Biden will have a right to award himself a 7-6 Supreme Court majority.
  15. ruth bader ginsburg
    Anti-Abortion Zealots Demand a Vote to Fill Ginsburg’s SeatThe moment of deliverance is already here for anti-abortion activists calling in Republican debts to rush through a Supreme Court nominee.
  16. supreme court
    How a New Conservative Justice Could Affect the Supreme CourtA conservative Court would move to the right even more than arithmetic suggests on key issues like abortion as Roberts abandons his balancing role.
  17. supreme court
    Trump Contradicts White House, Says Supreme Court Pick Coming Friday or SaturdayThe president also reiterated his desire for the Senate to vote on his nominee before the election.
  18. rbg
    How Flood of Democratic Money in Wake of RBG Death Is Changing Senate MapAround $100 million has come in for Democratic Senate candidates since RBG’s death, which could be pivotal in states like Alaska.
  19. ruth bader ginsburg
    RBG’s Death: Latest Updates on Reaction, Political AftermathThe enormous political ramifications are continuing to play out.
  20. rbg
    Ginsburg’s Example Shows Us How to Save Our DemocracyNo matter the obstacle, RBG’s steadfast optimism and commitment to principle saw her through. We can and must follow her lead.
  21. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  22. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  23. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life Remembered in PicturesA look back at key moments in the Supreme Court justice’s pioneering career, and her ascent to icon status in American culture.
  24. ruth bader ginsburg
    Why Mitch McConnell Will Try to Fill RBG’s Court SeatAfter RBG’s death, the Senate majority leader will do everything he can to push the balance of the court to the right. Odds are in his favor.
  25. supreme court
    Will Trump Rush to Replace RBG on the Supreme Court?It’s obvious the GOP will view RBG’s sad demise as a windfall. But odds remain high that her replacement will be made by the next president
  26. scotus
    How the Battle to Fill RBG’s SCOTUS Seat Could Spark a Constitutional CrisisIt turns out that the United States didn’t need to wait until Election Day to undergo a political meltdown.
  27. ruth bader ginsburg
    Here’s Who Trump Might Nominate to Replace RBG on the Supreme CourtThe judges and politicians on Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist hold extremely conservative views on voting rights, abortion, and even contraception.
  28. remembrance
    The Glorious RBGI learned, while writing about her, that her precision disguised her warmth.
  29. supreme court
    Two GOP Senators Oppose Filling Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020Meanwhile, Democrats threaten to expand the court if McConnell doesn’t honor the rule he set in 2016.
  30. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After ‘Non-Surgical Procedure’Two weeks after her last hospitalization, Ginsburg was admitted to Sloan Kettering for a minimally invasive procedure unrelated to her liver cancer.
  31. supreme court
    Trump’s Next Supreme Court List Could Be Really ExtremeConservatives are again feeling betrayed on abortion and LGBTQ rights. Trump needs to convince them his future picks would be infallibly reactionary.
  32. supreme court
    RBG Health Scare a Reminder of Republican Plans to Ram Through Nominee This YearFlipping a liberal Supreme Court seat could happen as late as a post-election lame-duck session of the Senate.
  33. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Possible Infection“The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days.”
  34. vision 2020
    Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?Trump-appointed justices didn’t give conservatives everything they hoped for. That only raises the stakes in November.
  35. supreme court
    Supreme Court Allows Trump Restrictions on Obamacare Contraception CoverageUp to 126,000 women could lose no-cost contraception coverage. The Court also expanded the “ministerial exception” to employee protections.
  36. supreme court
    Roberts Rejoins Supreme Court Conservatives to Boost Religious SchoolsIt was a relatively narrow decision but it showed where a future Supreme Court committed to expanding religious privileges might go.
  37. power
    Misadventures in Teleworking Are the Least of the Supreme Court’s ProblemsThis week, the Court heard a case about birth-control access that has the potential to bring more indignity upon it than an errant toilet flush.
  38. supreme court
    Republicans Ready to Rock and Roll With a Preelection SCOTUS ConfirmationNeither charges of hypocrisy, nor peril to his own vulnerable senators, will keep McConnell from adding a conservative to SCOTUS. It’s the ball game.
  39. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Nonsurgical Gallbladder TreatmentThe Supreme Court Justice is “recovering comfortably” after a nonsurgical treatment, and will participate in oral arguments Wednesday over the phone.
  40. 2020 elections
    U.S. Supreme Court Slams Door on Wisconsin Vote-by-Mail for Mid-Pandemic PrimaryA few hours after a Wisconsin court reinstated in-person voting, the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court halted an absentee voting extension.
  41. the national interest
    Trump Says Sotomayor, Ginsburg Have No Right to Judge His CasesSpurious demands for recusal before the court decides if he can hide his financial information forever.
  42. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Doing Well’ After Brief HospitalizationRBG is “home and doing well” after a possible infection.
  43. supreme court
    Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Would Change EverythingRuth Bader Ginsburg’s latest cancer scare offers a reminder of how vulnerable the Supreme Court is to a radical conservative revolution.
  44. supreme court
    Despite Merrick Garland, Trump Would Certainly Fill a 2020 Supreme Court VacancyThough the GOP refused to fill the last election-year opening, Trump says he’d appoint a justice even if he only had three days left in his term.
  45. church-state separation
    SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross CaseWhile in the minority in the “Peace Cross” decision, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered an eloquent testimonial for the “wall of separation.”
  46. presidential pardons
    Supreme Court Won’t Stop States From Prosecuting Federal DefendantsBy leaving an exception to double-jeopardy rules in place, the Court did not make it easier for Trump to keep people out of jail via pardons.
  47. supreme court
    Supreme Court Passes Up Chance to Send Signals in Review of Indiana Abortion LawIn validating fetal-remains requirements and letting a lower court’s decision striking down abortion-intent provisions stand, SCOTUS kept its counsel.
  48. vision 2020
    Why a Second Loss to Trump Would Be an Existential Crisis for DemocratsHellscape 2021.
  49. supreme court
    Supreme Court Applies Ban on ‘Excessive Fines’ to States and LocalitiesThe unanimous decision could have a big impact on state and local government, sparking many lawsuits aimed at fines, fees, and asset seizures.
  50. clarence thomas
    Is Trump Trying to Ease Clarence Thomas Off the Supreme Court?A Thomas retirement this year would probably give conservatives an extended hold on the Supreme Court.
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