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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jun 9, 2022

Conservative Supreme Court justices disagree about how to read the law

With a 6-3 majority, conservative justices on the Supreme Court may appear poised to hand down decisions that the Republican presidents who appointed them would applaud.

May 5, 2022

It’s Chief Justice Roberts’ Court, but does he still lead?

John Roberts is heading a Supreme Court in crisis. The chief justice has already ordered an investigation of the leak this week of a draft opinion suggesting the court could be poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case legalizing abortion nationwide.

Oct 7, 2021

Fading trust in courts must be restored

The installation of a new district attorney for Eau Claire County brings a new chapter to the beleaguered office. We hope Peter Rindal does well.

Sep 22, 2021

Candlelight vigil in Milwaukee to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg postponed to Monday (UPDATE)

A candlelight vigil in honor of the life and service of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been postponed three days in honor of Shabbat, the weekly day of rest in the Jewish religion.

Sep 17, 2021

Portrait honoring Ginsburg to be displayed at Milwaukee’s City Hall

A life-size portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s flag-draped casket will be on public view in the lobby of Milwaukee City Hall from Saturday, Sept. 18 to Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Jun 9, 2021

ACS creates $5K cash award for law-school faculty in memory of RBG

The American Constitution Society has created a $5,000 cash award for faculty in memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Nov 2, 2020

Justice Barrett joins Supreme Court arguments for first time

She didn't have to wear a black robe or even be in Washington, but Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined her new colleagues at the Supreme Court on Monday to hear arguments for the first time.

Oct 12, 2020

Health care is focus as Barrett Supreme Court hearing opens

Senate Democrats branded Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a threat to Americans' health care during the coronavirus pandemic Monday at the start of a fast-tracked hearing that Republicans are confident will end with Barrett's confirmation to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day.

Oct 7, 2020

Google, Oracle meet in copyright clash at Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices discussed restaurant menus, computer keyboards, songs and even the periodic table Wednesday in trying to resolve a copyright dispute between tech giants Google and Oracle.

Sep 24, 2020

Majority favors post-election US Supreme Court appointment (CHART)

Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday. The battle over timing to nominate her replacement has begun.

Sep 23, 2020

Roberts: Ginsburg was ‘tough, brave, a fighter, a winner’

Chief Justice John Roberts says the words that best describe the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are "tough, brave, a fighter, a winner" but also "thoughtful, careful, compassionate, honest."

Sep 22, 2020

Top contenders for Ginsburg’s seat on Supreme Court

President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. Here's a look at the top contenders.

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