Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero
She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.
September 28, 2014

The feminist icon has some choice advice for other women.

Did Mitch McConnell Just Admit That Obama Would Beat Him In A Supreme Court Confirmation Fight?
August 27, 2014

Mitch McConnell doesn't sound very confident that he can defeat Obama's Supreme Court nominees.

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became the Most Popular Woman on the Internet
Web culture's revolutionary celebration of powerful female leaders
July 10, 2014

How web culture learned to celebrate powerful female politicians.

It May Already Be Too Late to Confirm a Replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
May 08, 2014

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.

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
Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue
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.