What If Ruth Bader Ginsburg had retired in 2013?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Some of Barrett’s opponents and critics hate the idea of her being in “Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.” But, the individual justices don’t own their seats.
At Slate, Dahlia Lithwick insists that she is not arguing that Supreme Court justices should make up the law in order to yield outcomes they prefer.
Ginsburg was confirmed almost unanimously, despite having previously taken a host of positions that were far to the left of most Americans.
Biden and Senate Democrats Will Gladly Let Voters Know Their Position on Court-Packing after the Election
How are voters supposed to express their preferences if Biden and Senate Democrats won't reveal their stance on court-packing until after the election?
Imagine being the editor who thought this was a good use of journalistic resources, or the writer who took this assignment this seriously.
The professors discuss Barrett’s qualifications and why it was correct and proper to nominate her five weeks before an election.