Stories tagged: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg"


Healthcare of 2 Million Floridians Hangs in the Balance With Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

Oral arguments in the lawsuit before the Supreme Court are set for a week after Election Day. It will be one of the first cases heard by Trump appointed conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

This image provided by Rachel Malehorn shows Judge Amy Coney Barrett in Milwaukee, on Aug. 24, 2018. (Rachel Malehorn, rachelmalehorn.smugmug.com, via AP)
Trump to Pick Amy Coney Barrett to Fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Seat

The 48-year-old judge has voiced opposition to the Affordable Care Act, Roe vs. Wade, and LGBTQ rights in the past.

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RBG’s Passing Is a Monumental Loss for the LGBTQ+ Community

"Without her influence and legacy, none of those landmark rulings would have ever been possible."

The Supreme Court pick will impact Latinos for generaations.
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Will Impact Latinos for Generations. Here’s Why You Need to Pay Attention.

The court is now split between five conservative jurists and three liberal justices. Whoever fills Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacancy will affect the makeup of the Supreme Court.

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Here Are Three Ways to Channel Your Grief Over RBG’s Death Into Action

The loss of Ginsburg—as a pioneer for women’s rights and the underprivileged—is one that is keenly felt around the country.

Judge Barbara Lagoa with Gov. Ron DeSantis after he picked her for for the Florida Supreme Court in 2019. Lagoa is considered one of Trump's top picks for the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A Look at the Judges on Trump’s Supreme Court Short List

Here are the details on some of Trump's potential picks, who could sway the Supreme Court to the right for years to come.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.