Appellate Law

What Justice Ginsburg May Be Thinking About Her Retirement

, The Legal Intelligencer


The U.S. Supreme Court currently has a 5-4 conservative majority on many politically and socially controversial issues, and the court may only be one additional conservative vote away from approving significant limitations on abortion rights. As a result, a number of liberal commentators have begun to clamor for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire from the court at the end of this term, before midterm elections to the U.S. Senate occur this fall, when the number of Senate seats held by Democrats may decrease.

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