Tag archive for ‘Supreme Court Justice’
Omri Efraim On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

PM, Justice Minister, attack High Court

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that while he respects the High Court of Justice’s (HCJ) decision regarding the gas plan reached by his government, “there is no institution which is More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Photo of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Nodding Off Goes Viral

U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was long — too long for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who appeared to fall asleep as it was being delivered, Yahoo News said. Seated More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Elena Kagan to Impact U.S. Constitutional Liberalism for Years to Come

The battle between the styles of U.S. Supreme Court justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor could define the future of American liberal constitutional politics, Slate.com said. Kagan can be thought of as More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Justice Elena Kagan Admits Being Haunted by Decision on Violent Video Games

Back in 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a momentous decision enshrining video games as speech with full First Amendment protections, invalidating a number of attempts by states to ban sales and More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Jews, Chinese Restaurants and Christmas: Tradition or Stereotype?

It’s a cliche, a stereotype, or whatever you want to call it, but even Jewish politicians seem to believe there is some credence to the unofficial Jewish “tradition” of eating out at More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer Defends Woman Who Was Strip Searched

It is a case that is dividing the Supreme Court along liberal and conservative alignments: a Hong Kong woman was strip searched while in immigration detention, as reported by Reuters. The conservative justices More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Return to Work on Monday

–     Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was rushed to the emergency room on Tuesday with a blocked artery, has successfully had a stent implanted and will be returning to work More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Underwent Emergency Heart Surgery

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in a Washington hospital, recovering from an emergency heart surgery that implanted a stent in a coronary artery, the high court announced. Ginsburg, 81, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Supreme Court Justices Elana Kagan, Stephen Breyer Discuss Jewish Roots

At the 2014 General Assembly Conference of the Jewish Federations of North America, two of the three Jewish Supreme Court Justices, Elana Kagan and Stephen Breyer (the third is Ruth Bader Ginsburg) discussed More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, October 24th, 2014

Justice Ginsburg Sees Racism at Core of Texas ID Voter Laws

Casting a dissenting opinion in a Supreme Court decision with the result that 6-3 justices would allow Texas ID voter laws to remain in effect, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a sharp dissent on the motivations More...

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