close Video Court observers say not having Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg in court for any length of time could prove problematic As Ginsburg continues to work from home during her recovery from cancer surgery, the absence of one justice can cause a disruption; David Spunt reports from Washington. Long before she became the iconic “Notorious RBG,” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a groundbreaking lawyer with a life full of “firsts” that has led to her being one of the most well-known and admired Supreme Court justices in modern history. Confronted with the word “no” throughout her life because she was a woman, Ginsburg is the epitome of perseverance and resilience. It should surprise no one that she has made history, defied the odds, and continues to do so to this very day. The injustices of life are what formed the foundation for her to become one of the great justices of the Supreme Court. Her mother, Celia Bader – one of the most … [Read more...] about Ruth Bader Ginsburg — A Supreme Court justice the world watches
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Having endured hours of questioning by senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this month, Judge Brett Kavanaugh seemed to be well on his way to confirmation to the Supreme Court. But that was before late last week, when a new and unsavory allegation emerged against Kavanaugh, a conservative who is reputed to be a brilliant jurist, a devout Catholic, and a kind man who has a great love of basketball and baseball. On Sunday, Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford came forward in an interview with the Washington Post, detailing her allegation that the future judge assaulted her at a party when they were both in high school in the 1980s. Ford's identity had been anonymous before, when she outlined the alleged misconduct in a letter to Democrats that has yet to be released. Ford's decision to go public, done out of "civic responsibility," she said, threw a curveball in Kavanaugh's confirmation process. When is Kavanaugh supposed have a committee vote? What about the full … [Read more...] about What’s next in Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to be Supreme Court justice?
Entertainment US Supreme Court Justice receives lifetime award in Israel By IAN DEITCH Associated Press LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story July 04, 2018 03:50 PM JERUSALEM U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received a lifetime achievement award from a prominent Jewish organization in Israel on Wednesday. Ginsburg cited Holocaust diarist Anne Frank among others in a speech at a ceremony in Tel Aviv that touched on her fight for women's rights and quoted from Jewish traditions and history. Ginsburg, 85, has served on the Supreme Court since 1993. She is just the second female justice and often cites her Jewish heritage as a source for her love of learning and sensitivity to the plight of oppressed minorities. Ginsburg quoted from a statement she gave years ago when she was asked about how her Jewish heritage fits together with her occupation as a judge. Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in … [Read more...] about US Supreme Court Justice receives lifetime award in Israel
Senators Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and many others have said no person under a criminal investigation as Donald Trump is should be able to nominate a Supreme Court judge. Supreme Court justices too can be impeached. The 5 Republican justices are all serial judicial murderers who have turned down copious requests for mercy from prisoners. Justice Roberts wrote a brief defending torture. Neil Gorsuch is a dovehunter, something which would disqualify him in 19th century Britain from judging others. It was felt that frequent killing of animals made one insensitive to suffering. Alito promised to recuse himself re his Vanguard stock and broke his word. Clarence Thomas was a Monsanto attorney. He's on the court because of the mysterious plane crash death of Missouri Democrat Senate candidate Jerry Litton. President Carter had said he thought Litton might be president one day. John Danforth, Republican, was then elected and promoted Thomas as a candidate to G H W Bush. … [Read more...] about Stopping The Supreme Court Pentocracy : Indybay
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