Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. Credit: Kim Hong-Ji / AFP / Getty Images

Supreme Court Tosses $3.4M Award To Child Porn Victim

he Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online.

04/23/2014

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg: ‘At My Age You Take It Year By Year’

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday that Supreme Court justices should work as long as they can and shouldn’t manipulate their retirement so a like-minded president can appoint their successor.

12/17/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg to Officiate at Same-Sex Wedding in D.C.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is performing a same-sex wedding this weekend in what is believed to be a first for a member of the nation’s highest court.

08/30/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade Gave Abortion Opponents a Target

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she supports a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, but feels her predecessors’ landmark Roe v. Wade ruling 40 years ago was too sweeping and gave abortion opponents a symbol to target.

05/12/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Block Obama Nominee To Appeals Court

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of federal appeals court nominee Caitlin Halligan for the second time, denying President Barack Obama a key judicial appointment.

03/06/2013

File photo of a gay couple holding hands at a demonstration for gay marriage. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Hope And Fear In Gay Marriage Cases At High Court

Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions.

12/09/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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