Tag Archives: US Supreme Court

In Memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as the second woman on the U.S. Supreme Court on August 10, 1993. From the ACLU tribute to “the Notorious RBG” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice and co-founder of the Women’s Rights … Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT: Imagine if Republicans Had Changed the Rules in 1970

April 8, 1970 – The Senate votes on President Richard Nixon’s nomination of G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court. A combination of the high-reversal rate (58%) of his decisions on appeal, his support decades earlier of racial segregation and white … Continue reading

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