Ruth Ginsburg Quotes

28 Ruth Ginsburg 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."
"Dissents speak to a future age."
"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,"
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"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."
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"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."
"When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight."
"I would not like to be the only woman on the court."
"Extra hard not to die in the near future."
"Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?"
"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."
"It is not like I have gone crazy,I just don't want to take any chances. You never know what could happen."
"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."
"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."
"Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation."
"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."
"It's almost like a trust that we are bound to preserve the institution and give it to our successors in the same good condition that we received it."

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