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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

By STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press NEW YORK — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ballots. For months, the contest has largely centered on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, the biggest public health crisis in a century that has badly damaged his prospects for reel...
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High profile issues are now at stake on the Supreme Court in the wake of Ginsburg's death

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the East conference room at the Supreme Court building. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images For the first time in 27 years, high profile issues from abortion rights to health care will be devoid of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's judicial imprint. Ginsburg died on Friday at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.  On Nov. 10, a week after Election Day, the court will hear arguments challengin...
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Statements from Supreme Court justices on the death of Justice Ginsburg (updated)

The eight members of the Supreme Court, along with retired Justices Anthony Kennedy and David Souter, released on Saturday addressing the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The full text of their remarks is below the jump: Chief Justice John Roberts: Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute ...
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Supreme Court Justices mourn the death but praise the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to include the new Associate Justice, top row, far right, at the Supreme Court building in Washington. Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Standing behind from left: Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Asso...
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ruth bader ginsburg, rest in power

  These highlights of Ginsburg's decisions and dissents on the SCOTUS are a joy to read. I used two sources, and decided to keep the overlap. Many highlight the reason she was affectionately known as the Notorious RBG.United States v. Virginia, 1996In United States v. Virginia,  Ginsburg  wrote the majority opinion that would serve as a milestone moment for women’s rights and university admission policies. The case challenged a policy by the Virginia Military Institute that barred wome...
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Republican Congressman Doug Collins attacks Ruth Bader Ginsburg on abortion just hours after her death

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill earlier this summer. Graeme Jennings - Pool/Getty Images Just hours after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Rep. Doug Collins attacked the late justice's position on abortion on Twitter. Collins tweeted Friday, "RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended pro-abortion laws." During President T...
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3 Big Ways RBG’s Death Could Have An Immediate SCOTUS Impact

Even before it’s determined whether President Trump will get to fill the seat left vacant by the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, her absence could have a big impact on disputes already before or likely headed to the Supreme Court. When Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, the 10 months the court was down to eight justices created four-four splits that deferred to how the lower court handled the issue, including in some major cases. Here are three ways Ginsburg’s death could shift the dyn...
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This is what would happen if a Supreme Court justice died or stepped down before the election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. Jim Watson/AFP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, opening up a vacancy on the Supreme Court in an election year. After Justice Antonin Scalia's death in 2016, President Barack Obama's pick was unable to even get a floor vote in the Senate, thwarted by the Republican majority leader, Mitch McConnell. McConnell made clear that should another vacancy arise, he would not follow that precedent. Democrats have few tools ...
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Chief Justice John Roberts Remembers Ginsburg: ‘A Jurist Of Historic Stature’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six weeks before Election Day is likely to set off a heated battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate, and the Republican-led Senate should confirm, her replacement, or if t...
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This is what happens when a Supreme Court justice dies or steps down before the election

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. Jim Watson/AFP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, opening up a vacancy on the Supreme Court in an election year. After Justice Antonin Scalia's death in 2016, President Barack Obama's pick was unable to even get a floor vote in the Senate, thwarted by the Republican majority leader, Mitch McConnell. McConnell made clear that should another vacancy arise, he would not follow that precedent. Democrats have few tools ...
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Presidents, lawmakers, and justices react to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in October 2019. Erin Clark for The Boston Globe via Getty Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87 on Friday due to complications from cancer. Ginsburg was the second woman appointed to the United States' highest court and served for 27 years, becoming a judicial, progressive, feminist, and pop culture icon. Lawmakers from across the aisle praised Ginsburg and her legal legacy. Several Democrats also called for the vacancy s...
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Ruth Bader Ginsberg's passing makes a scary moment even worse

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. There is almost no time to mourn her, though her legacy as a liberal stalwart on the court, and as a pioneer for women's rights, deserves to be honored at length and in depth. Her passing means that American democracy — which is already at a tested and terrible moment in 2020 — faces a new challenge.It may be too much.Republicans are almost certain to try and get her successor appointed and approved before the election, or at least before J...
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Chief Justice John Roberts mourns the loss of 'cherished colleague' Ruth Bader Ginsburg, describes her as a 'tireless and resolute champion of justice'

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in October 2019. Erin Clark for The Boston Globe via Getty Chief Justice John Roberts described Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as "a tireless and resolute champion of justice" in response to her death Friday evening. Ginsburg died Friday evening in her Washington, DC, home due to complications from cancer, the Supreme Court announced. "Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature," Roberts said in the statement. "We at the Supreme Court have lost ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at 87 after serving as a Supreme Court Justice for 27 years. Here's a look at the trailblazer's life and career.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18, 2020 due to complications from cancer. She was 87. She was a left-leaning Associate Justice on the Supreme Court and a pop culture icon. She has been on the Supreme Court for more than 27 years. Here's how she went from the daughter of an immigrant without a high school degree to one of the most important legal influences of her time.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Notorious RBG. Allison Shelley/Getty...
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, feminist pioneer and progressive icon, dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazer who fought for gender equality as a lawyer and became a beloved hero of the progressive movement as a justice, died on Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer. When she was confirmed to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ginsburg was a reserved and relatively unknown court of appeals judge, but during the course of her 27 years on the court she became an improbable pop-culture icon, inspiring everything from an Oscar-nominated documentary film to her own action ...
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2013. Charles Dharapak/AP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87. Her death was announced Friday evening. She had multiple types of cancer in the past 20 years. Even before President Bill Clinton nominated her to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ginsburg was a champion for women's issues as a lawyer at the ACLU. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87.She di...
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Outsider’s Champion, Has Died at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice, trailblazing feminist, and the closest thing to a folk hero the high court has ever seen, has died at the age of 87. The Supreme Court announced that she died Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreas cancer.In a statement dictated to her granddaughter just days before her death, Ginsburg said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”Tributes began pouring in instantly. The chief justice, John...
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Saddened by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who gave us advisory federal sentencing guidelines

I was sad to see this news this evening: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington.  She was 87.  Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said.... Chief Justice John Roberts mourned Ginsburg’s passing.  “Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague.  Today we mourn, ...
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White House to announce $11.6B Puerto Rico aid package

The aid package will be to assist Puerto Rico’s energy and education systems as the island continues to deal with the aftermath of the devastation brought by the 2017 hurricane; John Roberts reports.
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Justices to hear October arguments by phone

The Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that it will start its new term in October by hearing oral arguments the same way that it did at the end of its previous term: remotely, with the justices and lawyers participating by telephone as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public will once again be able to listen to oral arguments live, through a feed provided by the court to the media and then made available by the media to the public. The announcement by the court’s Public Inf...
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Cock-eyed Optimist Meets Chicken Little: Jack Balkin on the American Future

For the Symposium on Jack M. Balkin, The Cycles of Constitutional Time (Oxford University Press, 2020).    Given that we are close friends and the co-authors of some twenty articles and a book, Democracy and Dysfunction, it is not surprising that I think very highly, and agree with much of, Jack Balkin’s new book The Cycles of Constitutional Time.  Perhaps it is relevant that I read it in two sittings; it is a real page-turner, written with brio as Jack presents a remarkably comprehensiv...
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Ask the author: The evasive virtues and Supreme Court confirmation hearings

The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins to Ilya Shapiro concerning his forthcoming book, Supreme Disorder: Judicial Nominations and the Politics of America’s Highest Court (Regnery Gateway, 2020). Ilya Shapiro is the director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and publisher of the Cato Supreme Court Review. He is the co‐author of Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution (2014...
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SCOTUStalk heads to the ballot box: The Supreme Court and the 2020 election

Ever since Bush v. Gore, the case that effectively decided the 2000 presidential race, the Supreme Court increasingly has been asked to intervene in fraught disputes over election procedures. Add in a pandemic, and the 2020 election season promises to be unprecedented. This week on SCOTUStalk, SCOTUSblog’s social media editor, Katie Barlow, joins Amy Howe to break down the court’s influence on the election. They survey major election-related rulings the justices have already handed down this sum...
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Friday round-up

Coverage and commentary on President Donald Trump’s expanded list of potential Supreme Court nominees continues. NPR’s Nina Totenberg examines how some of the new candidates differ from those on previous iterations of the list. “While the previous three lists included just one elected politician and no administration officials, this list includes three U.S. senators — all fire-breathing conservative Republicans,” Totenberg reports. “All three have, directly or indirectly, criticized Chief Justic...
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Dr. Fauci said Trump's attention span is 'like a minus number' and the president's 'sole purpose is to get reelected,' according to Woodward's book

President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, back in April when Fauci still appeared at briefings. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci privately said that President Donald Trump's attention span is "like a minus number," according to Bob Woodward's new book.  Fauci also told an associate that Trump's "sole purpose is to get reelected," Woodward reported. Trump has a rocky relationship with Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious disease, because of their differing views on ho...
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If Trump had said he didn’t want to visit Aisne-Marne because the dead were "losers" and "suckers," John Bolton would have written an entire chapter about it in his book.

[email protected] told me today that if @realDonaldTrump had said he didn’t want to visit Aisne-Marne because the interred heroes were “losers” and “suckers”, he would have written an entire chapter about it in his book #TheRoomWhereItHappened — John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) September 4, 2020 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Monday round-up

Briefly: In USA Today, Richard Wolf examines how the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this summer in June Medical Services v. Russo, striking down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, is affecting other abortion litigation in the lower courts. Wolf reports that “[o]fficials in Texas, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Oklahoma have in recent weeks argued that the high court’s narrow 5-4 ruling actually bolsters their defense of anti-abortion laws,” largely as a result of Chief Justice John Roberts’ c...
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Supreme Court's split decision for abortion rights gives opponents an unlikely boost

The situation is largely due to Chief Justice John Roberts' recent concurring opinion – one that rebutted the legal standard used by liberal justices.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Friday round-up

Briefly: In an article published by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, SCOTUSblog Books Editor Ronald Collins examines the Supreme Court’s recent decision on robocalls in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants and argues that the decision “turned the First Amendment on its head and then left it there.” Collins then describes how an amicus brief submitted by seasoned Supreme Court litigator Paul Clement offers a roadmap for resolving similar future disputes in a wa...
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Melania Trump launched 'Operation Block Ivanka' to minimize Ivanka's inauguration presence, according to a new book based on secret tapes recorded by the first lady's former friend

Melania Trump (L) and Ivanka Trump look on as Republican presidential elect Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images First Lady Melania Trump's former close friend and adviser, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, secretly taped the first lady making disparaging comments about her husband and step-daughter, Ivanka.Wolkoff drew on those tapes and years of friendship with Melania to write a book about their...
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