Tag Archives: judges

Quote of the day: “These arguments are not those of serious people.”

TweetToday’s quote of the day goes to US district judge John Heyburn, who offered a disdainful rebuke of marriage equality opponents’ “arguments” as he ruled that Kentucky’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional: Tweet
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BREAKING: Senate passes “nuclear option” so judicial confirmations only need 51 votes

TweetDid Majority Leader Harry Reid just win the day?  The so called “nuclear option” just passed and that means that the GOP, who have been blocking judicial and executive branch nominees for years, can no longer simply block nominations to the courts.  Prior to today, the GOP would simply refuse to allow confirmation hearings on [...]
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Justice Ginsburg to female judges: “Dare to disagree”

TweetIt’s no secret that Feministing folks have a bit of a girl crush on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second female Supreme Court Justice and the first Jewish woman to serve on the court. In addition to being a remarkable public advocate for women’s rights, she’s been known to speak out against attacks on women’s health, [...]
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