Ruth Bader Ginsburg
How web culture learned to celebrate powerful female politicians.
At base, Republicans care more about Supreme Court nominees than Democrats do. So even before the November elections, Obama will have to be shrewd if he wants to seat a new judge.
Liberal Writers Say Ruth Bader Ginsburg Shouldn't Retire. That's Not Only Wrong—It's Dangerous.
March 20, 2014
The case for her staying makes no sense.
Justice Ginsburg Is Wrong: She Should Step Down
December 18, 2013
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a great American.
Only One Person Can Make Ruth Bader Ginsburg Retire
October 10, 2013
The only two certainties in life are death and taxes (at least since the Supreme Court’s 1916 decision upholding the income tax).
Debating the Court's Voting Rights Decision
June 25, 2013
Legal scholars of the right and left take on the Supreme Court's decision to undo the Voting Rights Act.
A Delay on Gay Marriage Isn't a Defeat
March 27, 2013
Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue.
Gay Rights Gets a Brown v. Board—If It Doesn't Backfire
December 10, 2012
The Supreme Court has announced it will look at two gay marriage cases. Chris Matthews feels a thrill running up his leg. Shivers are probably the right response. But not necessarily the Matthews kind. The Court’s consideration of the sweeping challenge to California’s Proposition 8 raises the odds that the Supreme Court strategy may backfire—a risk that the modest challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act was likely to avoid.