Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jun 14, 2021

Connecticut provides right to counsel in eviction proceedings

Welcome to Monday, the 28th anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s nomination of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Connecticut governor signs law giving low-income renters a right to counsel in eviction proceedings. — New Jersey Transit will pay $8 million settlement with five […]

May 11, 2021

4th Circuit holds challenge to Md. handgun permit law, awaits high court ruling

A decision on the constitutionality of Maryland’s requirement that handgun permit applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry the weapon outside the home must await a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a similar challenge from New York pending before the justices, a federal appeals court said Monday. In a one-page […]

Sep 21, 2020

Md. lawyers recall Ginsburg as sharp, intellectual, respectful

Douglas F. Gansler on Monday recalled as bittersweet Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s interjection while he was arguing before the Supreme Court that the prohibition on police officers questioning suspects who have invoked their right to counsel expires after a period of years, enabling police to resume interrogation after reminding defendants of their Miranda rights. Ginsburg […]

Aug 3, 2020

Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps the most forthcoming member of the Supreme Court when it comes to telling the public about her many health issues. But she waited more than four months to reveal that her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy.

Dec 18, 2019

Ailing or no, Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintains busy public life

In the course of a year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had lung surgery to remove cancerous growths and radiation for a tumor on her pancreas. More recently, she was hospitalized with a likely infection.

Sep 20, 2019

RBG shirts one of Baltimore art museum’s bestsellers

While strolling past contemporary jewelry and coffee table books at the Baltimore Museum of Art gift store, it’s hard for visitors to not notice shirts near the entrance featuring the iconic face of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Aug 29, 2019

When do high court justices retire? When the politics are right.

The recent news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for a tumor on her pancreas sent waves of fear down the spines of Democrats. And for good reason: If Ginsburg’s seat were to become vacant before Jan. 20, 2021, President Donald Trump would almost certainly be able to choose — and get confirmed by […]

May 1, 2019

ABA’s civic literacy survey yields ‘troubling’ results

John Roberts might need a better press agent. Less than half of the American public knows Roberts is chief justice of the United States, a position he has held since 2005. The 49 percent of the population in the know contrasts with the 23 percent who think Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leads the Supreme Court […]

Mar 18, 2019

Hold the cake! Fans honor Ginsburg’s birthday with exercise

WASHINGTON — Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high court. The court’s oldest justice has become known for her workouts, which include push-ups and planks. The justice has worked out on camera with “Late Show” host Stephen […]

Mar 4, 2019

Ginsburg’s recovery prescription: Plenty of opinions

Now we know what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was doing as she recuperated from lung cancer surgery: churning out opinions for the court at a faster clip than any of her younger colleagues.

Feb 20, 2019

Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.

Feb 13, 2019

Ginsburg’s illness puts spotlight on long-term court absences

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a month of Supreme Court arguments as she recovers from lung cancer surgery. But she is not the first justice to be away for a while and her absence hardly compares with those of some of her predecessors. The day before the Supreme Court began its term […]

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