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Justice Ginsburg sought retirement advice from former Justice Stevens

Justice Ginsburg sought retirement advice from former Justice Stevens

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sought the advice of former Justice John Paul Stevens on the timing of her retirement.
Aileen Graef
Justices say Supreme Court will likely rule on NSA programs

Justices say Supreme Court will likely rule on NSA programs

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg said at an event last night that the high court will likely have to rule on NSA surveillance.
Aileen Graef
Supreme Court rules campaign contribution caps unconstitutional

Supreme Court rules campaign contribution caps unconstitutional

April 2 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court Wednesday made one of their most significant campaign finance decisions by declaring caps on campaign contributions unconstitutional.
Aileen Graef

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 15, 2014.
By United Press International

Supreme Court rules for whistleblowers in challenge to Sarbanes-Oxley

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Whistleblowers at privately held companies are protected from firing if their employers contract with public companies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

High court skeptical of Obama recess appointment argument

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Most of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared reluctant Monday to accept President Obama's position on recess appointments, observers said.

Supreme Court won't block American, US Airways merger

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A U.S Supreme Court justice has refused to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

Supreme Court hears frequent flyer case

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Tuesday on when airlines can kick complaining passengers out of frequent flyer programs.
Locking away the innocent

Locking away the innocent

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The case of Ryan Ferguson, the Missouri man freed after spending 10 years behind bars for a murder he says he didn't commit, shows that the nation's justice system, one of the fairest in the world, occasionally convicts the innocent, puts them in prison and throws away the key. Does the U.S. Supreme Court give a damn?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor marries gay couple

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has presided at her first same-sex wedding, marrying a former colleague to his longtime partner.

Ginsburg first Supreme Court justice to officiate gay marriage

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg married a gay couple Saturday, becoming the first U.S. Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex wedding.
U.S. Justice Ginsburg to officiate at same-sex marriage

U.S. Justice Ginsburg to officiate at same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will officiate at the marriage of Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and economist John Roberts in Washington.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 29, 2013.
By United Press International
Affirmative action living on the edge

Affirmative action living on the edge

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, before going on recess last month, narrowed affirmative action in college admissions as much as it possibly could without killing it. A case accepted for argument next term not only threatens big trouble for what remains of race-based preferential admissions, but for gender-based admissions policies as well.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent
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Ruth Joan Bader Ginsburg (born March 15, 1933) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. Generally, she votes with the liberal wing of the Court. She is the second female justice (after Sandra Day O'Connor) and the first Jewish female justice.

Ginsburg spent a considerable portion of her career as an advocate for the equal citizenship status of women and men as a constitutional principle. She advocated as a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union and was a member of its board of directors and one of its general counsel in the 1970s. She was a professor at Rutgers School of Law—Newark and Columbia Law School. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Ruth Joan Bader was the second daughter of Nathan and Celia (née Amster) Bader. The family nicknamed her "Kiki". They belonged to the East Midwood Jewish Center, where she took her religious confirmation seriously. At age thirteen, Ruth acted as the "camp rabbi" at a Jewish summer program at Camp Che-Na-Wah in Minerva, New York.

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