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  • 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.
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'resting comfortably' after nonsurgical treatment for benign gallbladder condition

    05/05/2020 5:54:29 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | May 5, 2020 | Ariane de Vogue
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent nonsurgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition Tuesday afternoon at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, a court spokeswoman said in a statement. After the court's first day of oral arguments by phone Monday morning, Ginsburg went for outpatient tests at a hospital in Washington. Those tests, according to the statement, "confirmed that she was suffering from a gallstone that had migrated to her cystic duct, blocking it and causing 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...
  • 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...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Goes From Leftist Hero To Has-Been In One Interview

    02/13/2020 8:02:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/13/2020 | Joy Pullmann
    Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser proclaimed that 'Justice Ginsburg’s feminist legacy teeters on a knife’s edge' because for once she adhered to the text of the law. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is about to lose her feminist card. Ironically, it’s for departing from her usual legal schtick to reinforce that what the law says matters, instead of giving authorities license to do whatever the heck they want.On Monday, Ginsburg reinforced previous assertions that the legal deadline for passing a 1970s and 1980s constitutional amendment to ignore sex distinctions has passed.“I would like to see a new beginning. I’d like it to...
  • 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 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 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.”
  • Here’s What Is What’s Going To Happen In 2020

    12/30/2019 3:02:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    If you thought you can’t top the stupidity we experienced in 2019, brace yourself for 2020 because it’s going to be a pronoun-fueled weather cult pinko freakshow. But it won’t be all amusing antics – the left hates us and its ugly mask is coming off, revealing the even uglier fascist visage lurking beneath. If you listen to them, and if you aren’t an insufferable goo goo wimp who refuses to hear them, you will know that they intend to silence you, even imprison you, and deprive you of the ability to participate in your own governance. So, if...
  • Justices Thomas and Ginsburg spar on abortion

    12/21/2019 7:51:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/21/2019 | Eric Utter
    Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas recently sparred over Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, a case involving the disposition of fetal remains by abortion providers. The case addresses two provisions of an Indiana law. The first provision prohibits abortion providers from treating the bodies of aborted children as “infectious waste” and incinerating them alongside used needles and other potentially dangerous items. The second provision made it illegal for an abortion provider to perform an abortion in Indiana when the provider knows that the mother is seeking the abortion “solely because of the child’s race,...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Suggests Senators Can be Disqualified from Upcoming Impeachment Trial if they are Not Impartial

    12/19/2019 10:49:59 AM PST · by powermill · 95 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 19, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with the BBC 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. Justice Ginsburg: “The House indicts, and the Senate tries. Should a trier be impartial? Of course, that’s the job of an impartial judge.” Allahpundit wrote at HotAir about Ginsburg’s careless comments. If Schumer or Pelosi (or whoever might have standing) sues McConnell and Graham, arguing that they’ve disqualified themselves from the trial, presumably SCOTUS could choose to hear that appeal. Could Ginsburg take part...
  • 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.
  • Trump is not a lawyer - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    12/17/2019 11:27:16 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 97 replies
    bbc.com ^ | December 17, 2019 | BBC
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has responded to Donald Trump's call for the top US court to stop impeachment. "The president is not a lawyer," she told the BBC in an exclusive interview, adding: "He's not law trained."
  • 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.
  • Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Ruling On Trump And Liberals Are Livid

    12/09/2019 1:36:23 PM PST · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    Rightwingtribune.com ^ | December 8, 2019 | Dean James
    Wow: Ruth Bader Ginsberg blocks lower court ruling in Trump tax return case, proving POTUS with temporary win (TNS) Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg may indeed by a rock-solid liberal but you can’t call her a blatant partisan, not after a ruling she issued on Friday. As readers know, the Garbage Party has been trying to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns now for going on three years because for some reason they believe they have a ‘right’ to see them. Mind you, they don’t; there is no constitutional requirement for presidents or presidential contenders to reveal their personal...
  • Ginsburg health scare raises prospect of election year Supreme Court battle

    11/30/2019 3:19:06 PM PST · by be-baw · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/30/19 | AlEXANDER BOLTON
    The recent hospitalization of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg following a year of health scares has raised the prospect of a Supreme Court vacancy in an election year and a partisan battle royal that would likely surpass the impeachment fight. Liberal activists are already calling on President Trump to keep any possible Supreme Court vacancy open until after the 2020 election, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has indicated he would fill a court vacancy next year, even though he blocked former President Obama’s nominee for most of 2016 after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. ... “If we had...
  • RBG: If she were an ordinary person, we would be talking about hospice referral

    11/26/2019 4:37:54 PM PST · by CtBigPat · 69 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/24/2019 | au ng
    Interesting analysis of Ruth Bader Ginsberg's condition. Not looking good.
  • Historical Parallels!

    11/24/2019 6:42:50 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    - A prominent democrat runs for president, but loses the nomination to a younger more charismatic candidate, who goes on to win in November. - Eight years later, that same prominent democrat runs again, this time getting the nomination. - There is also a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year, which is an issue in the November election. - In November, the prominent democrat is defeated by a republican who is viscerally hated by the left. - There are protests at the republican's inauguration and continue through his presidency. - The Supreme Court vacancy is filled and another...
  • Ginsburg hospitalized with possible infection

    11/23/2019 6:03:03 PM PST · by Reagan80 · 149 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11/23/2019; 8:09pm EST | Robert Barnes
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Friday night with a possible infection, the Supreme Court said Saturday night, the latest health scare to confront the 86-year-old senior member of the court.
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized

    11/23/2019 4:04:49 PM PST · by billorites · 101 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 23, 2019 | Adam Liptak
    WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Friday night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said on Saturday. Justice Ginsburg was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington before being transferred to Johns Hopkins for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection, the spokeswoman, Kathleen Arberg, said in a statement. Justice Ginsburg’s symptoms abated after treatment with intravenous antibiotics and fluids, Ms. Arberg said, adding the justice expected to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning. Justice Ginsburg, 86, has...