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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on a polarizing court term

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Earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with Duke Law professor Neil Siegel to reflect on the court’s recent term, highlighting landmark decisions on marriage equality, housing discrimination, and health care. Many characterize the rulings as liberal, but Ginsburg said she wouldn’t define it that way, and doesn’t think of herself as “liberal.” As detailed in the Huffington Post, Ginsburg discussed cases such as Glossip v. Gross, Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, King v. Burewell, and Obergefell v. Hodges–the marriage equality case. In a room full of Duke Alumni and summer students, Ginsburg told Siegel, “Every year I keep waiting for the year when we will be out of the headlines, but it hasn’t happened yet. It’s hard not to have a big year at the Supreme Court.”

Read the full story at The Huffington Post.

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