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  • Judge Sullivan Disregards Two Controlling Precedents By Appointing Amicus In Flynn Case

    05/14/2020 9:56:22 AM PDT · by catnipman · 54 replies
    Forbes ^ | 5/14/2020 | Mark Chenoweth
    U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan disregarded two controlling precedents from higher courts with his decision to appoint John Gleeson as amicus curiae in the U.S. v. Michael Flynn case this week. Judicial conduct similar to J. Sullivan’s in these prior, far less politically charged cases was roundly and unanimously condemned by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. ... One week ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 9-0 decision, authored by Justice Ginsburg, that took judges to task for similar amicus antics. Her opinion for the Court in U.S. v. Sineneng-Smith upbraided the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...
  • Ginsburg eviscerates 9th Circuit’s handling of immigration consultant's case

    05/07/2020 1:51:02 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/8/2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    Authoring a unanimous Supreme Court opinion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tore into the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for "drastically" straying from judicial norms when hearing a case involving a California immigration consultant. After Evelyn Sineneng-Smith had been convicted of violating a federal law related to encouraging illegal immigration, the Ninth Circuit reversed the decision, not based on arguments presented by Sineneng-Smith, but by third parties the court brought in to submit arguments that the panel of judges themselves had suggested.
  • Ginsburg eviscerates 9th Circuit’s handling of immigration consultant's case

    05/07/2020 10:47:00 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 07 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    Authoring a unanimous Supreme Court opinion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tore into the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for "drastically" straying from judicial norms when hearing a case involving a California immigration consultant. After Evelyn Sineneng-Smith had been convicted of violating a federal law related to encouraging illegal immigration, the Ninth Circuit reversed the decision, not based on arguments presented by Sineneng-Smith, but by third parties the court brought in to submit arguments that the panel of judges themselves had suggested. "[T]he appeals panel departed so drastically from the principle of party presentation as to constitute an abuse of discretion,"...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins in live hearing from her hospital bed on 'Obamacare' birth control coverage case

    05/06/2020 2:35:29 PM PDT · by nwrep · 71 replies
    WOWT ^ | May 6, 2020 | WOWT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed concerned Wednesday about the sweep of Trump administration rules that would allow more employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John Roberts, a key vote on a court split between conservatives and liberals, suggested that the Trump administration's reliance on a federal religious freedom law to expand the exemption was “too broad.” And Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who joined the conversation from a Maryland hospital where she was being treated for an infection...
  • Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent ‘non-surgical’ treatment for gallbladder condition

    05/05/2020 5:55:18 PM PDT · by NRx · 189 replies
    CNBC ^ | 05-05-2020 | AP
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition. Bader was treated at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and is resting comfortably and plans to take part in Wednesday’s teleconference arguments, the court said. The Supreme Court released the following statement: “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, this afternoon at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Following oral arguments on Monday, the Justice underwent outpatient tests at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., that confirmed she was suffering from a gallstone that...
  • Famous birthdays for March 15: Eva Longoria, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    03/15/2020 4:38:12 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    UPI ^ | March 15, 2020 | by Staff
    March 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces. They include: -- Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, in 1767 -- German immunologist Emil von Behring in 1854 -- Actor Joe E. Ross in 1914 -- Trumpet virtuoso/bandleader Harry James in 1916 -- Apollo astronaut Alan Bean in 1932 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1933 (age 87) -- Actor Judd Hirsch in 1935 (age 85) -- Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart in 1935 (age 85) -- Musician Phil Lesh in 1940 (age 80) -- Singer/songwriter Mike Love in 1941 (age...
  • Ultraconservative Justices Support Abortion

    03/09/2020 11:39:50 AM PDT · by kathsua · 17 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | March 9, 2020 | Reasonmclucus
    The 14th Amendment requires states to guarantee "the equal protection of the laws." Unfortunately ultraconservative Supreme Court justices such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg don’t believe states should be allowed to protect women from unsafely operated abortion clinics. Supreme Court justices are considering Louisiana's Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, which requires that abortionists in the state have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility. Yes, I said "ultraconservative". I know people such as Ginsburg like to call themselves "liberals", but their attitude to abortion regulations is closer to "ultraconservative" than to "liberal". During the last century "liberals"...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg says first-trimester abortion is 'far-safer than childbirth' while eviscerating controversial Louisiana bill

    03/06/2020 11:36:09 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 90 replies
    The Independent via Yahoo! News ^ | March 6, 2020 | by Chris Riotta
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg dismantled a controversial Louisiana abortion bill during an hour of arguments at the US Supreme Court this week, systematically striking down components of the law she previously opposed during a preliminary vote. The 86-year-old Supreme Court justice seemed to aggressively push back against demands from lawyers representing the Trump administration and state of Louisiana to approve the legislation during Wednesday’s arguments. “If the woman has a problem, it will be her local hospital that she will need to go to for the care, not something 30 miles from the clinic, which does not have a necessary relationship...
  • Sanders now reveals how he'd pay for his new government programs; Trump calls for Sotomayor, Ginsburg recusal

    02/25/2020 9:58:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/25/2020
    Bernie Sanders reveals his new government programs to be funded by new taxes, massive lawsuits, military cuts Bernie Sanders unexpectedly released a fact-sheet Monday night explaining that he'd pay for his sweeping new government programs through new taxes and massive lawsuits against the fossil fuel industry, as well as by slashing spending on the military, among other methods. The move sought to head off complaints from Republicans and some rival Democrats that his plans were economically unrealistic, especially after a head-turning CBS News interview in which the frustrated Vermont senator said he couldn't "rattle off to you every nickel and...
  • Trump says Sotomayor, Ginsburg should recuse themselves from cases dealing with his administration

    02/24/2020 11:10:31 PM PST · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 24 2020 | Edmund DeMarche
    In a remarkable public rebuke, President Trump late Monday called on Supreme Court justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse themselves from any cases involving his administration over their past comments. Trump has proven in the past that he is not bashful about criticizing justices, but he seemed to be particularly bothered by a recent dissent by Sotomayor hinting that conservative-leaning justices have a bias towards Trump. The president's tweet cited Laura Ingraham's Fox News show, "The Ingraham Angle," and he accused Sotomayor of attempting to shame other justices to vote with her.
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg probably just dealt a fatal blow to the Equal Rights Amendment

    02/11/2020 2:49:01 PM PST · by fwdude · 43 replies
    Vox ^ | February 11, 2020 | Ian Millhiser
    At an event at Georgetown University’s law school, moderator and federal appellate judge Margaret McKeown asked Ginsburg about an ongoing effort to revive the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which provides that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” Three-fourths of the states, or 38 total, are required to amend the Constitution. Last month, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA and one of only three states to do so since 1977 — but there’s a catch. Congress imposed a 1982 deadline...
  • Ginsburg says 'we still' need an Equal Rights Amendment to make US 'more perfect'

    02/10/2020 5:26:39 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 10 2020 | Justine Coleman
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Monday the U.S. still needs an Equal Rights Amendment, days before the House is set to decide whether to remove the deadline to ratify the amendment. Ginsburg spoke at a Georgetown Law School event Monday almost 100 years after women voted in their first presidential election. The justice mentioned how the National Women’s Party viewed the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote as “the beginning” after courts interpreted the amendment to only apply to voting rights. “Their idea was the 19th Amendment was the beginning, but women should have equality...
  • vanity: SCOTUS question - can a chief justice be "demoted"?

    01/19/2020 7:12:26 PM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 46 replies
    self | 1/19/20 | NewJerseyJoe
    In 2005, George W. Bush appointed John Roberts to SCOTUS and also designated him as the Chief Justice, replacing the recently deceased William Rehnquist in both roles. Question: either now, or when Trump replaces the next departed justice -- can Trump change who is the Chief Justice? Because the Constitution doesn't say anything about how a person is designated to be the chief, I'm wondering if Trump could say, at any time (this is an example): "I'm nominating Amy Barrett to replace Darth Bader Ginsburg, John Roberts will become an Associate Justice, and I appoint Clarence Thomas as Chief Justice."...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg declares she’s ‘cancer free’

    01/08/2020 2:22:35 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 183 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 8, 2020 | Colby Itkowitz
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has declared she is “cancer free,” beating the disease for the fourth time after undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer in the summer. The 86-year-old justice, one of the oldest to serve on the Supreme Court, offered the health update to CNN in an interview in her chambers Tuesday evening. “I’m cancer free. That’s good,” Ginsburg said, with CNN reporting that she was “sounding energized and speaking animatedly.”
  • Ginsburg says She's Cancer Free

    01/09/2020 6:00:27 AM PST · by ManHunter · 83 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | 8 JAN 2020 | Yelena Dzhanova and Tucker Higgins
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she no longer has cancer, following a flurry of recent health scares. “I’m cancer-free. That’s good,” she said in an interview late Tuesday with CNN. Last year, Ginsburg underwent treatment for what likely was pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from the Supreme Court. In late 2018, she was treated for cancerous growths on her lungs.
  • Ruth Nader Ginsberg: Senators Can be Disqualified from Upcoming Impeachment Trial if they are Not Impartial

    12/19/2019 6:58:04 AM PST · by White MAGA Man · 172 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Dec 19, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with the BBC this week about the upcoming impeachment trial in the US Senate. During her questioning Justice Ginsburg suggested that US Senators could be disqualified from the proceedings if they are not impartial.
  • Ruth Ginsburg Still Thinks Poor People Should Have Abortions, Not Children

    12/17/2019 8:52:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Life News ^ | Dec, 17, 2019, | Micaiah Bilger
    Eugenics remains alive and well among abortion activists. And one of their favorite heroines, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appears to be a proponent of it. The 87-year-old justice brought up abortions for the poor Monday when she accepted the Berggruen Prize, according to WWD. The award usually is given to philosophers. “I’m not a philosopher, but I do interpret a text,” Ginsburg told a celebrity-studded audience. “The text I interpret most often is the U.S. constitution; it is, indeed, a living constitution. Who would want to be governed by a dead one?” As she has in the...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hits back at Trump's calls to stop impeachment: 'The president is not a lawyer'

    12/17/2019 10:14:27 AM PST · by Stravinsky · 82 replies
    BI via Yahoo! News ^ | December 17, 2019 | Grace Panetta
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shut down President Donald Trump's attempts to discredit the ongoing impeachment proceedings against him by saying "the president is not a lawyer" at an event in New York City, CNN reports. Ginsburg made the remarks at a function where she was awarded the Berggruen Institute Prize for Philosophy and Culture.
  • U.S. Justice Ginsburg puts temporary hold on Trump financial records dispute

    12/06/2019 3:32:18 PM PST · by gwjack · 57 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/6/2019 | Lawrence Hurley
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday put a temporary hold on a court ruling that would require records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to be handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels. Trump's lawyers asked the high court to put a hold a Dec. 3 ruling by Manhattan-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals directing the two banks to comply with April subpoenas by the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee and Intelligence Committee for the financial records.
  • Media Propaganda About Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Health Is Irresponsible

    11/27/2019 7:39:26 PM PST · by fwdude · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 25, 2019 | Joy Pullmann
    While CNN devoted all this to one news story about a top political figure’s [Trump] unannounced doctor visit, corporate media outlets in general have been busy sending the opposite messaging about a litany of health difficulties for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The 86-year-old Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital on Friday with “chills and fever.” The Supreme Court’s oldest justice went home Sunday, according to CBS’s Jan Crawford. The reports on her illness from CNN, USA Today, Bloomberg, and The New York Times were routine writeups of the press statements Crawford posted. Instead of 2,000 words of probing...