Ruth Ginsburg Quotes


28 Ruth Ginsburg quotes:



"We fail to see why Congress, having expressly endorsed an expensive surveillance role for EPA, ... would then implicitly preclude the agency from verifying substantive compliance."
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"EPA can exercise its supervisory power to block a facility's construction, ... As EPA found, the Alaska department's own records showed there was scant, if any, evidentiary basis for choosing less stringent emission-reduction technology."
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Exercise Quotes
"When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight."
"Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?"
"My mother told me two things constantly. One was to be a lady and the other was to be independent, and the law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the '40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S."
"I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling."
"Dissents speak to a future age."
"[Justices in their decision noted the Constitution specified copyrights are to extend for only] limited times, ... gives Congress wide leeway to proscribe 'limited times' for copyright protection."
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually over time their views become the dominant view."
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Opinions Quotes
"You would have a huge statelessness problem if you don't consider a child born abroad a U.S. citizen."
"All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself."
"The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality."
"Arizona presents no specific reason for excepting capital defendants from the constitutional protections extended to defendants generally, and none is readily apparent."
"It is not women's liberation, it is women's and men's liberation."
"We have neither desire, need, nor right to know most of Judge Roberts's views on most imaginable subjects,"
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"[Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had made a similar point in an April speech.] We live in an age in which the fundamental principles to which we subscribe -- liberty, equality and justice for all -- are encountering extraordinary challenges, ... But it is also an age in which we can join hands with others who hold to those principles and face similar challenges."
"School districts are charged with responsibility to offer to each disabled child an individualized education program (IEP) suitable to the child's special needs. The proponent of the IEP, it seems to me, is properly called upon to demonstrate its adequacy,"
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"this is a person whose job includes being candid, serving justice, serving truth."
Author: Ginsburg Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"She never envisioned a legal career for me, but she did think it was very important that I be able to support myself, and I think she would be pleased to see what has become of me."
"We had to go on and do the work of the court and we did."



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