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Barrett cites 'Ginsburg rule' that Ginsburg didn't follow

Barrett cites 'Ginsburg rule' that Ginsburg didn't followSupreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett invoked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday in refusing to discuss her view of gay rights and the Constitution. It’s become a standard response by Republican high court nominees to recite Ginsburg’s words from her own confirmation hearing. Ginsburg, who died last month, did utter those words 27 years ago, saying “A judge sworn to decide impartially can offer no forecasts, no hints for that would show not only disregard for the specifics of the particular case, it would display disdain for the entire judicial process.”

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett invoked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday in refusing to discuss her view of gay rights and the Constitution. It’s become a standard response by Republican high court nominees to recite Ginsburg’s words from her own confirmation hearing. Ginsburg, who died last month, did utter those words 27 years ago, saying “A judge sworn to decide impartially can offer no forecasts, no hints for that would show not only disregard for the specifics of the particular case, it would display disdain for the entire judicial process.”Read More

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