Meet the Nominees Part II: More Potential Candidates for the Supreme Court.

Today we’re continuing with the list of potential nominees for a Supreme Court vacancy. Most of the candidates are female, though one or two men have been brought up as possible nominees. As with the previous set of nominees, many of the following have extensive private practice and/or law enforcement backgrounds. See part one here. Read More Meet the Nominees Part II: More Potential Candidates for the Supreme Court.

Badass Ladies of History: Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Ruth Bader Ginsberg (or RBG, as I affectionately call her in my mind) is a serious badass on the U.S. Supreme Court. Seriously, if I were a poet, I would write an ode to her. Instead, I’m going to give you a bulleted list of her awesomeness.

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Louise Slaughter Calls for Possible Retroactive Recusal of Supreme Court Justices

Earlier this week Louise Slaughter, Persephone’s favorite badass Congresswoman, went on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to talk about a new proposal to consider retroactive recusal for Supreme Court Justices who decided on cases in which they had a conflict of interest. Specifically, this would apply to Clarence Thomas and his wife’s connections to the Citizens United case. Read More Louise Slaughter Calls for Possible Retroactive Recusal of Supreme Court Justices

Women of the Supreme Court

A few years ago I realized that I could name more Duggar children than members of the Supreme Court.  I decided to change that and tried to do some research on the history of the SCOTUS, but it didn’t take long before I was bored and moved on to other pursuits.  But, with the SCOTUS being back in session I thought it might be time to take a closer look at the women on the Supreme Court. Read More Women of the Supreme Court