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Liberal justices prevail in this year’s high-profile U.S. Supreme Court cases

Sunday, June 28, 2015
This April 28, 2015, artist rendering shows Tennessee Associate Solicitor General Joseph Walen arguing before the Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage in Washington. Justices, from left are, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito Jr., and Elena Kagan. The Supreme Court’s four liberal justices have been in the majority in virtually all the year’s biggest cases.
With a notable paucity of dissents and not a single word to say about same-sex marriage, health care or housing discrimination, the court's liberal justices prevailed in almost every important case in recent months. ...

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With a sly look, emphasis on the word ‘Constitution,’ Ginsburg pronounces two men married

Monday, May 18, 2015
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No one was sure if she was emphasizing her own beliefs or giving a hint to the outcome of the case the Supreme Court is considering whether to decide if same-sex marriage is constitutional. ...

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Marriage News Watch: February 16, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015
Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson walk to get their marriage license at the Montgomery County Probate Office in Montgomery, Ala. on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Sisson and Wolfe were the first couple in the county to file their marriage license.
Things are finally settling down in Alabama. We'll take a look at just how messy it got last week, and what happens now. Plus, Justice Ginsburg makes some pretty candid predictions for the Supreme Court's upcoming marriage decision. ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Americans are ready for marriage equality

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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In a new interview Wednesday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Bloomberg about the outlook for legalizing same-sex marriage across the nation ... "I think that as more and more people came out and said that ‘this ...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sent home after heart stent implanted

Friday, November 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said. The 81-year-old jurist was sent home and was expected to be at ...

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Heart stent for Ginsburg revives talk of liberal jurist’s time left on court

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court. Ginsburg was expected back at work on Monday, but her hospitalization ...

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Ginsburg: ‘No crying need’ for the Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage

Monday, October 20, 2014
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NEW YORK -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sunday said there was "no need" for the high court to intervene on the issue of same-sex marriage. In an interview with NPR's Nina Totenburg at the famed 92nd ...

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What happens if the U.S. Supreme Court rejects same-sex marriage cases?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some parts of the United States would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now. A decision ...

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Marriage News Watch: More states waiting for Supreme Court on marriage rulings

Monday, September 22, 2014
Cynthia Wides, right, and Elizabeth Carey exchange wedding vows at City Hall in San Francisco, Saturday, June 29, 2013.
A surprising reveal this week from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg about the court's plans for taking up a marriage case -- or maybe not taking up any. An Arkansas clerk breaks ranks with top state officials, declaring for ...

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Ginsburg: Marriage rulings in 6th Circuit likely to dictate high court’s urgency

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
MINNEAPOLIS -- People looking for clues about how soon the U.S. Supreme Court might weigh in on state bans of same-sex marriage should watch the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday that ...

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