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Justice Ginsburg to officiate at same-sex wedding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will officiate at a same-sex wedding this weekend in what is believed to be a first for a member of the nation’s highest court. Ginsburg will officiate Saturday at the marriage of Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser and John Roberts, a …

Ginsburg and Scalia’s Supreme Court complaints: Do they agree about what’s wrong with the Roberts court? – Slate Magazine

Scalia and Ginsburg are really disappointed in the Supreme Court. But only one of them is right to be. Last week Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia each grabbed headlines with controversial late-summer comments about the dysfunctions of the current Supreme Court.  Speaking to a Montana meeting of the …

Quote of the Day

“I haven’t gone horseback riding in four years. I haven’t ruled that out entirely. But water skiing, those days are over.” JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG, 80, on concessions she has made to aging, though she remains healthy. Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 25 – NYTimes.com.

The next SCOTUS battle

Sooner or later, there’s going to be another Supreme Court nomination — indeed, if Ruth Bader Ginsburg wants to maximize the chances of being replaced by a justice with similar views, it could be as early as this summer. What can we expect? Well, to begin with, a filibuster. That’s …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she’s got at least two years left

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells the New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin that she’s likely to stay on the court for at least another two years, health permitting. “It’s not this year. You can never tell when you’re my age,” Ginsburg said. “But, as long as I think I have the candlepower, I will do it. And I figure next year for certain. After that, who knows?” Ginsburg is the Court’s oldest …