Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • Donald Trump Feb 25

    Trump Says Sotomayor, Ginsburg Must Recuse Themselves From Cases Related to Him

    President Donald Trump said two Supreme Court justices appointed by Democratic presidents should recuse themselves, apparently because of a recent dissenting opinion authored by Justice Sonia Sotomayor and years-old remarks Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made about the president during the 2016 presidential campaign. “Well, it’s very obvious. I mean, I always thought that frankly, that Justice Ginsburg should do it…

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Feb 10

    New Exhibit Explores Life of ‘The Notorious RBG’

    A new exhibit now on display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum highlights the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,

  • Supreme Court Nov 23, 2019

    After Chills and Fever, Ginsburg Released From Hospital

    The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from a Baltimore hospital where she had been treated for a possible infection. The 86-year-old Ginsburg has returned to her home in Washington, D.C., and is “doing well,” court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Sunday. Ginsburg spent two nights at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was taken there Friday...

  • Supreme Court Nov 18, 2019

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Back on Bench After Stomach Bug

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench after missing time last week with what the court described as a stomach bug. The 86-year-old Ginsburg climbed the three steps and took her seat for a brief court session Monday. She was absent when the justices last met in public, to hear arguments on Wednesday.

  • Eric Hinton Nov 13, 2019

    Justice Ginsburg Taken Ill, Absent From Supreme Court

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was absent on Wednesday for courtroom argument in two cases. Chief Justice John Roberts announced that Ginsburg was “indisposed due to illness,” a statement similar to the one he made on the first day of the term, Oct. 7, when Justice Clarence Thomas was absent with what a court official said was the flu....

  • United States Sep 12, 2019

    Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule Into Effect

    With a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border — a move that spread despair among those fleeing poverty and violence in their homelands. A spokeswoman for the Homeland Security agency that manages asylum cases said the policy...

  • United States Sep 11, 2019

    Supreme Court Allows Broad Enforcement of Asylum Limits

    The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The justices’ order late Wednesday temporarily undoes a lower-court ruling that had blocked the new asylum policy in some states along the southern border. The policy is meant to deny asylum to anyone who...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 11, 2019

    ‘Tonight’: Jennifer Lopez on Alex Rodriguez’s Proposal

    Jennifer Lopez shares her version of her and Alex Rodriguez’s engagement story and the best marriage advice she received from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 4, 2019

    ’Late Night’: Justice Sotomayor Shares Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Nickname

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses what justices talk about when they’re not working on cases and her relationship with fellow Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • Congress Sep 1, 2019

    Jennifer Lopez Asked Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Marriage Advice

    Love don’t cost a thing and, luckily for Jennifer Lopez, neither does love advice. As she plans her upcoming vows to Alex Rodriguez–what will be her fourth marriage–the “Hustlers” actress was on the hunt for some wisdom. So, she turned to a notorious expert: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was wed to husband Martin Ginsburg for more than...

  • President Aug 26, 2019

    After Cancer Treatment, Ginsburg Receives Honorary Degree From University at Buffalo

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has accepted an honorary degree from the University at Buffalo.

  • Cancer Aug 23, 2019

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Tumor on Pancreas

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court. It is the fourth time that the 86-year-old justice has announced that she has been treated for cancer over the last two decades and follows lung cancer surgery in December that...

  • Daniel Macht Jun 20, 2019

    Supreme Court Upholds Giant Cross on Public Land in Maryland

    A 40-foot-tall, World War I memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The justices said preserving a long-standing religious monument is very different from allowing the building of a new one. And the court concluded that the nearly...

  • Daniel Macht Jun 20, 2019

    Supreme Court Upholds Giant Cross on Public Land in Maryland

    A 40-foot-tall, World War I memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The justices said preserving a long-standing religious monument is very different from allowing the building of a new one. And the court concluded that the nearly...

  • Los Angeles Apr 15, 2019

    In ‘FUCT’ Fashion Brand Case, Justices Avoid Saying Word

    None of the Supreme Court’s justices wanted to say the four-letter word. The high court was discussing a trademark case Monday involving a Los Angeles-based fashion brand “FUCT.” But the justices did some verbal gymnastics to get through about an hour of arguments without saying the brand’s name. Chief Justice John Roberts described it as the “vulgar word at the...

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mar 22, 2019

    Sam Adams Releasing New Ruth Bader Ginsburg-Inspired Beer

    Sam Adams is releasing a new brew that honors a Supreme trailblazer. The Ruth Bader Ginsburg-inspired drink will be available in the brewery’s Tap Room on March 29. Named “When There Are Nine,” the Belgian Bruit IPA was brewed on International Women’s Day and was inspired by the Supreme Court Justice’s famous response to being asked when there will be...

  • New York Feb 15, 2019

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns to Work, Supreme Court Says

    The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court’s press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices’ Friday closed-door conference at which they’re weighing whether to add new cases and finalizing opinions in cases argued in the fall. Ginsburg...

  • New York Feb 13, 2019

    Ginsburg’s Absence From Supreme Court Not as Long as Others’

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a month of Supreme Court arguments as she recovers from lung cancer surgery. But she’s not the first justice to be away for a while and her absence hardly compares with those of some of her predecessors. The day before the Supreme Court began its term in October 1949, Justice William Douglas broke 14...

  • New York Feb 5, 2019

    Ginsburg Makes 1st Public Appearance Since Cancer Surgery

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December. The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending a concert at a museum a few blocks from the White House that is being given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Patrice Michaels is married to Ginsburg’s son, James. Michaels is a soprano and composer....

  • New York Jan 11, 2019

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Recovery Is ‘on Track,’ Supreme Court Says

    The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recovery from cancer surgery is “on track” and no further treatment is required. But the 85-year-old justice will miss court arguments next week. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says that doctors for Ginsburg confirmed an initial evaluation that found no evidence of remaining cancer following surgery. The court’s oldest justice had surgery three...

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