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August 31, 2011

Notable comments from Justice Ginsburg concerning her work on the Court

Via this post at the Tex Parte Blog, I saw this interesting report on some recent comments by Justice Ginsburg concerning her work on the Court:

On the court, Ginsburg said the toughest part of her job always has been death penalty cases. To prepare for oral arguments in all cases, Ginsburg said she reads all the prior opinions and part of the record before opening the lawyers’ briefs.  She follows that order so she may spot inaccuracies in the briefs.  “Lawyers should know, if they try to distort the record, they will be found out,” she said.  Writers of amicus briefs face other concerns: “I have to confess, I don’t read all of those.  In fact, I don’t read most of them,” Ginsburg said.

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Would that the victims' families would get such succor from Justice Ginsburg. Somehow I doubt that a bogus federal habeas grant in a capital case troubles Justice Ginsburg.

Posted by: federalist | Aug 31, 2011 2:20:31 PM

A horrible feminist. The modern version of having members of the KKK on the Court 100 years ago.

Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Aug 31, 2011 10:02:07 PM

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