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Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

...law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples.Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor formed the majority with Kennedy on Friday, the same lineup as two years ago...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/supreme-court-extends-gay-marriage-nati
State
High court upholds use of controversial execution drug

...Breyer said the time has come for the court to debate whether the death penalty itself is constitutional. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined Breyer's opinion."I believe it highly likely that the death penalty violates the Eighth Amendment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/high-court-upholds-use-controversial-
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Trial begins in fight over control of oldest national synagogue

...religious liberty. The letter is read annually at Touro, and in recent years, U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan have given the keynote address during the ceremony."It has stood as a beacon of religious freedom...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-02/trial-begins-fight-over-control-olde
Regional News
After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

...was a fundamental right and a state would need a truly compelling reason to deny it to a class of people. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said heterosexual couples would retain the same marriage benefits they currently have, whether or not same-sex...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/after-historic-arguments-gay-marriage
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Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...American Indian tribe, while Texas does not.In a sharply worded dissent for three justices in the Texas case, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her colleagues in the majority were allowing misplaced concerns about chaos in the voting process trump "the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-19/court-balks-last-minute-voting-change
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No wonder it's, like, called the high court and stuff

...the line. "So if the sign had been 'Bong Stinks for Jesus,' that would be ... a protected right?" asked Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "Suppose that this particular person had whispered to his next-door neighbor, 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus, heh...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032107/sta_20070321026.shtml
News
Sex-bias suits against NCAA more difficult

...sued because the dues it receives from member schools makes it an indirect recipient of federal funds. But Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the court, ``At most, the association's receipt of dues demonstrates that it indirectly benefits...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022399/Spo_sexbias.html
Sports
O'Connor: Discrimination ebbing

...last," she said. A dozen years into the job, O'Connor was joined on the bench by Bill Clinton-appointee Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On Friday afternoon, O'Connor was interviewed on stage by Alaska Supreme Court Justice Dana Fabe, the first...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051505/loc_20050515012.shtml
News
Obama needs a neutral Supreme Court justice

...will not shift the court's balance of power, which is divided among four liberals (John Paul Stevens, Souter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer), four conservatives (John G. Roberts Jr., Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051409/opi_439783266.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sued because the dues it receives from member schools makes it an indirect recipient of federal funds. But Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the court, ``At most, the association's receipt of dues demonstrates that it indirectly benefits...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022399/Spo_sexbias.shtml

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