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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Trainer Does Push-Ups In Front Of Her Casket

One last workout with the Notorious RBG.
Tags: Courts, Bryant Johnson, Deaths, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Tweet of the Day

The Pentagon reportedly used $1 billion in taxpayer money to fund the manufacture of jet engines and body armor instead of medical equipment

U.S. Defense Secretary Esper and Joint Chiefs Chair Milley hold news conference at Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia Reuters A fund of $1 billion in taxpayer money that was given to the Pentagon from Congress in March was allocated for a different purpose than what it was intended for. $1 billion was predominantly given to defense contractors and was also used for the manufacture of jet engine parts and body armor, the Washington Post first reported.  The $1 billion fund comes from the Defen...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, Senate, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Military, Mitch McConnell, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, PPP, Business Insider

Friday round-up

After lying in repose for two days atop the front steps, the casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today will move across the street from the Supreme Court. There, Natalie Andrews of the Wall Street Journal reports that Ginsburg will be not only the first woman, but also the first person of Jewish faith, to lie in state at the Capitol. As Ginsburg leaves the Capitol Friday night for a private interment ceremony at Arlington Cemetery next week, the news cycle will remain focused on the court. “On...
Tags: Google, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Npr, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wall Street Journal, Oracle, Arlington Cemetery, Trump, Round-up, Reuters, Capitol, Lawrence Hurley

The upcoming nomination battle, explained

President Donald Trump is expected to announce his nominee to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on Saturday at 5 p.m. EDT. Whomever Trump selects, the nomination is certain to trigger weeks of high-stakes procedural maneuvers as Republicans try to fast-track the nomination process and Democrats try to block it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has promised a vote on the Senate floor sometime this year, but he has yet to specify whether it will take place before or af...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Georgia, Democrats, Maine, Alaska, Arizona, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Committee

Ruth Bader Ginsburg – What Happens Now?

In the frenzied pre-electoral atmosphere South of the border, there appears to be a rush to nominate a candidate to take the place of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away less than a week ago. But politics aside, how exactly will her replacement be selected in theory? What are the procedures that need to be followed? The Congressional Research Service in Washington, D.C. has published a few reports that explain how the process is supposed to unfold. The Service is an agency ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington, Senate, Court, House Of Representatives, Nominee, Library Of Congress, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Senate Judiciary Committee, Congressional Research Service, Supreme Court Justice, Judiciary Committee, Justice Issues, The Service

Thursday round-up

Six days after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, retrospectives on Ginsburg’s life and career continue. Linda Greenhouse, in her New York Times column, writes that Ginsburg was able to achieve so much in her life because of her big imagination. “Ruth Ginsburg saw things that others didn’t,” Greenhouse writes. “She understood that the law could be harnessed in service to fundamental transformation.” In Forbes, Michael Bobelian examines how Ginsburg “left a lasting impact” even though she ...
Tags: Sweden, Supreme Court, Law, New York Times, Philadelphia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Greenhouse, Trump, Round-up, Fulton, Jess Bravin, Ginsburg, Linda Greenhouse, Kevin Williamson, Jock, McGuireWoods LLP

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remembered As ‘Rock Star’ Who Changed The World For Women

The legal lioness will live on through her Supreme Court opinions.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Deaths, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Quote Of The Day

“Like playing with Michael Jordan”: Three former Ginsburg clerks talk about what it was like working for the justice

SCOTUStalk Host Amy Howe spoke this week with two groups of former law clerks for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In the first of these interviews, Kelsi Brown Corkran, Lori Alvino McGill, and Amanda Tyler share their memories of meeting Ginsburg for the time and working for a boss who herself was such a hard worker. Listen on Acast | Spotify Full transcript below the jump: [00:00:00] Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Amy Howe: [00:00:03] This is SCOTUStalk, a nonpartisan podcast about the Supreme Cour...
Tags: Facebook, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Boston, Italy, Michael Jordan, George Clooney, Shakespeare, Berkeley, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, UC Berkeley, Frank Sinatra, Mona Lisa, Harvard Law School, Amanda

About Justice Ginsburg

I will not see the likes of her in my remaining lifetime.
Tags: Law, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ginsburg, Jill Switzer

In her seat

This tribute is part of a series on the life and work of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Judge David S. Tatel serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. President Bill Clinton’s nomination of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court was widely acclaimed. For me, it was uniquely special because the president then nominated me to fill her seat on the D.C. Circuit. Happily, my robe now hangs in the robing room closet where the name plaque above mine reads...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, America, Bill Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ruth, Ginsburg, David S Tatel, Tributes to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, D C Circuit Happily, Ruth B Ginsburg

Ginsburg’s casket carried into court building

A host of onlookers gathered on the sidewalk across from 1 First Street NE on Wednesday to watch as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s casket was brought inside the Supreme Court. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., over 100 of the justice’s former clerks filed out of the front door of the court and down the steps, forming six single-file lines. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the clerks, like the members of the public and news media gathered across the street, were all wearing masks, and were spaced six ...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ginsburg, Great Hall, Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Corruption, Lies, Rank Hypocrisy Do Not Matter: The Last Vestige Of Republicans’ Honor Died With John McCain

Tragically, for about a third of Americans, it just does not matter.
Tags: Law, Obama, Republicans, Government, John Mccain, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Honor, Trump

Wednesday round-up

As the Supreme Court and the nation honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court’s regular work continues. As Amy Howe reports for SCOTUSblog (in a story first published at Howe on the Court), the Trump administration on Tuesday asked the justices to weigh in on a dispute involving the 2020 census and whether people living in the country illegally can be excluded from the count used to determine congressional apportionment. Also on Tuesday, the justices declined to grant emergency relief to Will...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Stanford, Senate, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Aba, Trump, Round-up, David Cole, Howe, Ginsburg, Steven Mazie, Wasserman, Mark Walsh

Justice Ginsburg the writer: Something in between

This tribute is part of a series on the life and work of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ross Guberman is the president of Legal Writing Pro, the creator of BriefCatch, the author of Point Taken and Point Made, and the opinion-writing trainer for new federal judges. “Delighted to see the Supreme Court is interested in beer drinkers,” wrote Ruth Bader Ginsburg, then the 42-year-old head of the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project and a professor at Columbia Law. Her correspondent: Fred Gilbert, co...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Virginia, Barack Obama, United States, Aclu, Oklahoma, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Craig, Columbia, Paul Clement, Gore, Bush, Windsor, Antonin Scalia

Another accounting of Justice Ginsburg's criminal justice legacy

I receive via email from Arizona State College of Law's Academy for Justice a terrific review (with links) of some of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg major work in criminal justice cases during her tenure on the Court, as well as some leading scholarship discussing this work. I got permission to reprint this collection here, so: Some of Justice Ginsburg's Criminal Justice Opinions : Timbs v. Indiana, 586 U.S. ___ (2019) (Excessive Fines Clause) Perry v. New Hampshire, 565 U.S. 228 (2012) (eyewitne...
Tags: Florida, Law, Alabama, Indiana, United States, New Hampshire, Arizona, New Mexico, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Terry, Miller, Thomas, Perry, Ginsburg, Chandler, Shelton

Trump Suggests Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dying Wish Came From Liberal Operatives

Please give the woman a little more respect than this.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Courts, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Quote Of The Day, Clara Spera

Trump administration asks court to act quickly on census appeal

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to quickly resolve another dispute related to the 2020 census and citizenship – this one involving whether people living in the country illegally must be included in the apportionment of congressional seats. Last year, the court dealt a blow to the administration’s efforts to include a question about citizenship on the census. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s four more liberal justices in ruling that the government’s justif...
Tags: New York, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Senate, White House, United States, Commerce, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, John Roberts, Howe, Department of Commerce

Great Outfits In Fashion History (Beauty Edition): In Appreciation Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Commitment To The Scrunchie

Who says you can't change the course of history *and* cultivate a signature beauty look?
Tags: Fashion, Law, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How Joe Biden can make Barack Obama President again.

I invite Joe Biden to pledge to follow this pathway to putting Barack Obama back in the White House. By pledging, he may improve his chance of getting elected. Who knows? The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dying Wish must come true. The vacancy on the Supreme Court must remain open. I won't spend time on that step, because that's what everyone's already talking about. So let's jump forward to the new things:First, President Joe Biden nominates Vice President Kamala Harris for the Supreme Court. He pledged ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, White House, Court, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Bill Clinton, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kamala Harris, Pat, HARRIS, Tom Cotton, Mario Cuomo

"Granted that most of the mythologizing came later, but for RBG to decide she was indispensable in 2013-14, when there was a Democratic President and Democratic Senate majority..."

"... that could have replaced her with another liberal, was a cosmic misjudgment. (As de Gaulle is supposed to have remarked, the cemeteries are full of indispensable people.) Self-confidence is fine and good, and in her case it was fully justified. But to imagine that through sheer will power you can endlessly defy age and illness is hubris, and we know from the Greeks, hubris invites nemesis — now in the form of a court that will pick apart and discard half her legacy. This is the tragedy we ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Senate, Mythology, Gop, Mitt Romney, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nemesis, Emily Bazelon, Ann Althouse, RBG, Trump and the judiciary, replacing Ginsburg, Buzzfeed Romney

Morning Docket: 09.22.20

* An attorney involved in an apparent extortion scheme involving Roundup litigation has been sentenced to two years in prison. Guess he's the one getting round up now... [Law360] * The New York Attorney General is readying for litigation after the Department of Justice labeled New York City an "anarchist jurisdiction." [CNBC] * A lawyer is attempting to delay the execution of his client by arguing that the lawyer is vulnerable to COVID-19 but still should be present during his client's execu...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Roundup, Law, New York City, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cnbc, Ginsburg, Indiana Public Media, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, COVID-19

Pending federal executions to be first SCOTUS matters to be resolved without the late Justice Ginsburg

As reported in this CBS News piece, a "former U.S. soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to slay a Georgia nurse in a bid to lift a spell he believed she put on him is the first of two more inmates the federal government is preparing to put to death this week."  Here is more about this and another federal execution scheduled for the coming days: William Emmett LeCroy, 50, on Tuesday would be the sixth federal inmate executed by lethal injection this year at the U.S. prison in Te...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Cbs News, Georgia, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Trump, Ginsburg, Terre Haute Indiana, Douglas A Berman, Lecroy, William Emmett LeCroy, Joann Lee Tiesler, Christopher Vialva, Navajo Critics

Tuesday round-up

The legal community continues to mourn Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with essays commemorating her life and her jurisprudence. At the same time, commentators are assessing what the new vacancy on the court means for the upcoming term — and how quickly that vacancy might be filled. Here is a sampling of the discourse: CNN’s Joan Biskupic looks back on “20 years of closed-door conversations” with Ginsburg. Michael Meltsner was in the room when, in 1972, faculty members at Columbia Law voted to hi...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, California, Cnn, Fox News, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Round-up, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Shannon Bream, National League of Cities, Richard Hasen, Joan Biskupic, Jeremy Jacobs

Trump races to fill supreme court seat as Republicans fall into line

Democrats’ hopes of keeping seat empty fade as two key Republican senators signal support for moving quicklyDonald Trump has raced to cement a conservative majority on the US supreme court before the presidential election on 3 November, and Democrats’ hopes of keeping the seat empty have faded as two Republican senators signalled their support for moving quickly.The president said on Monday he would name his third supreme court nominee on Friday or Saturday, following memorials for Ruth Bader Gi...
Tags: Law, US, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Law (US, US elections 2020, quicklyDonald Trump

Trump says he wants supreme court seat filled 'before the election' – as it happened

President hopes nominee will be confirmed by 3 NovemberBiden blames Covid death toll on Trump’s ‘lies and incompetence’Whether vote will occur before election remains unclearGinsburg to lie in repose Wednesday and ThursdayWho is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s likely court pick?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 1.15am BST That’s all for this blog for the night! My colleague Helen Sullivan is blogging Trump’s rally live at the link below: Related: Coronavirus live news: US nears 200,000 de...
Tags: England, Law, US, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Ohio, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Trump, Helen Sullivan, Law (US, US elections 2020

The Bonus Season Continues — See Also

More Bonuses: Sullivan & Cromwell matches now. Selendy & Gay is waiting until the winter. Court Packing Is...: Not a great idea. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Coverage: From what to a look at a book about her work to questions about her early career. She's A Disaster: A look at Amy Coney Barrett.
Tags: Law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sullivan Cromwell, See Also

The Way Women Are

The opinions in the book cover issues of equal rights, gender discrimination, separation of church and state, workers’ rights, voting powers, and abortion. 
Tags: Law, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Toni Messina

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