Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

May 31, 2018

Brian J. Markovitz: An Epic fail for workers

The power of class actions took a major blow earlier this month as the Supreme Court held in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis that arbitration agreements banning class actions for employees are enforceable.

Oct 17, 2017

This book asks: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

WASHINGTON — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years. That’s how long fans of his client, 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, tell him he has to keep her healthy so that a one-term President Donald Trump doesn’t get to name the liberal justice’s replacement on the Supreme Court. […]

Sep 21, 2017

Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups. Ginsburg spoke mostly about her Jewish faith, acknowledging that the Jewish justices who have served on the court […]

Nov 15, 2016

Ginsburg acknowledges Trump will fill Supreme Court vacancy

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hoped for a different outcome in last week’s election, but she made plain Monday that she accepts that Donald Trump will fill the Supreme Court’s 9-month-old vacancy. The 83-year-old justice said the most immediate impact on the court of Trump’s election would be to fill the seat that Justice […]

Jul 14, 2016

Ginsburg apologizes for “ill-advised” criticism of Trump

WASHINGTON — Conceding her outspoken criticism of Donald Trump was “ill advised,” Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Thursday in an effort to quiet mounting complaints that she improperly crossed a line into partisan politics. Promising to be more discreet in the future, the leader of the court’s liberal wing said in a statement […]

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Sep 30, 2015

Supreme Court justice among honorees at Four Freedoms Awards

NEW YORK — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is among four people who have been awarded the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards. The awards were presented Tuesday night in New York City. The other winners were Dance Theatre of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell, North Carolina NAACP President the Rev. Dr. William Barber III […]

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May 13, 2015

Perhaps the title should be “On the Basis of Gender”

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might object to the working title of a to-be-produced movie about her earlier career as a civil-rights attorney. “On the Basis of Sex” will star Natalie Portman as Ginsburg, who in the 1970s led the high court to rule that women are a “suspect class” under the Constitution’s Equal […]

May 11, 2015

Roundup: Holdout juror prompts mistrial in cold case

Holdout juror prompts mistrial in New York cold case leads news summary that includes drag racing in Los Angeles, a neurologist who loses a $3 million verdict and a movie about attorney Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Apr 16, 2015

Female Supreme Court justices honor O’Connor

All three female justices on the Supreme Court came together Wednesday to honor former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court.

Dec 3, 2014

Justice Ginsburg: 81 years and no sign of slowing down

Why the Supreme Court justice will not be retiring anytime soon, plus a special appearance by one of her biggest fans.

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Nov 26, 2014

Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court.

Jul 31, 2014

Ginsburg: Court won’t duck gay marriage

The Supreme Court won’t duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says.

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