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The Women of the Supreme Court Are Now Awesome LEGOs

On International Women's Day, some new LEGO leaders strode into town. Created by Maia Weinstock, these minifigures represent the first four female Sup... Read More »

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Knows She's Tumblr-Famous, Has 'Quite a Large Supply' of Notorious RBG Shirts

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is well aware of her Internet popularity, saying she "keeps abreast of the latest that's on Tumblr." In a Sunday evening interview... Read More »

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Owns a 'Dissenting Collar'

In an in-depth interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo! News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed her collection of international jabots, or collars. The Supre... Read More »

7 Items That Were Probably On Sandra Day O'Connor's To-Do List

On this day in 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court. What followed was a 25 year career of swing votes and... Read More »

Notre Dame Enters the Minefield, Plus the Other Businesses Who Will Deny Contraceptive Care After Hobby Lobby

In her dissent on Monday's Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, "The court, I fear, has ventured into a min... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Sandra Day O'Connor Becomes First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Happy 80th Birthday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg! 9 Wise & Witty Quotes from the Legal Pioneer

It's Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's eightieth birthday today, and we thought we'd celebrate her extraordinary life and incredible career by sharing som... Read More »

On This Day... in 1981: Sandra Day O'Connor Sworn In As First Woman On The Supreme Court

Sandra Day O'Connor broke ground when she was the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court, sworn in on September 25, 1981. The daughter of ranch... Read More »