Jessica Williams & The Daily Show Commemorate the 'Hate Class of 2015'

While the Supreme Court is currently considering the question of marriage equality, the wider cultural consensus has shifted so much on the matter in recent years that this feels like a last stand for opponents of same-sex marriage. And so, Jessica Williams and The Daily Show took a few minutes to bid farewell to the… » 5/05/15 9:50am 5/05/15 9:50am

Hobby Lobby Made Indiana's Religious Discrimination Bill Possible

Yesterday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law, a "religious freedom" bill that will allow business owners in the state to discriminate against whoever they please. A dozen other states are considering similar measures, but in the meantime, let's consider how we got here: the Supreme Court's terrible… » 3/27/15 9:50am 3/27/15 9:50am

Supreme Court Rules for UPS Driver in Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court has given former UPS driver Peggy Young another chance to prove in district court that the company discriminated against her while she was pregnant. Young was placed on unpaid leave for most of her pregnancy after telling her supervisor her doctor advised her not to lift anything over 20 pounds. » 3/25/15 1:40pm 3/25/15 1:40pm

Lego Rejected This Flawless Female Supreme Court Justice Set; We Object!

Artist Maia Weinstock has created a set of Legos celebrating the four women who have served on the Supreme Court–Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan–and they are very cool. The only downside is that they are not available to preorder for the upcoming holiday season. » 3/10/15 3:15pm 3/10/15 3:15pm

SCOTUS Orders Lower Court to Reconsider Notre Dame Birth Control Case

University of Notre Dame really, really doesn't want to cover birth control pills for its employees and students, and it doesn't have to. But it also doesn't want to be forced to fill out a two-page form opting out of birth control coverage, because that too is somehow an infringement of the school's religious… » 3/10/15 10:50am 3/10/15 10:50am

Justice Ginsburg Talks Abortion Access and Your 'Notorious RBG' Tattoo

Ruth Bader Ginsburg—Supreme Court justice, foremost champion for women's rights and the only picture on Jezebel's vision board—sat down last night for an interview with MSNBC correspondent and former Jez staffer Irin Carmon. In short: RBG thinks your Notorious RBG tattoos are a little weird, but a "nice sentiment,"… » 2/17/15 10:50am 2/17/15 10:50am

Anti-Gay Group Wants Kagan and Ginsburg to Recuse from Marriage Case

The frothingly anti-gay American Family Association is pushing Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan to remove themselves from the upcoming case that will decide whether same-sex marriage is protected under the Constitution. They're arguing that both women have officiated at gay weddings, making… » 1/19/15 2:45pm 1/19/15 2:45pm

SCOTUS Set to Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Peggy Young had been working the early morning shift at UPS for ten years when she got pregnant. She was just a few months along when she says her supervisors refused to accommodate her request to only lift light packages. Instead, she was placed on unpaid leave for the last six months of her pregnancy, losing her… » 12/02/14 12:30pm 12/02/14 12:30pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Recovering From a Heart Procedure

Supreme Court Justice and living national treasure Ruth Bader Ginsburg is currently in the hospital after receiving a stent in one of her coronary arteries last night. But before you burst into tears (like I did): the heart procedure is relatively routine, and the Notorious RBG will likely be out of the hospital in 48… » 11/26/14 10:50am 11/26/14 10:50am

SCOTUS May Be Forced to Act After Gay Marriage Bans Upheld in 4 States

A panel on a federal appeals court in Cincinnati has ruled 2-1 that gay marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee can remain in place. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overturned lower courts who all said that gay marriage bans are unconstitutional; it's also the exact… » 11/07/14 10:50am 11/07/14 10:50am

Notorious RBG Used to Jazzercise But Now Does an Air Force Workout

Supreme Court Justice and perfect human being Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old and, to reiterate, not planning on retiring any time soon. That's partly because she does a military workout to keep herself in shape, and partly because she can't think of another person who could do her job as well as she does it. Lean… » 9/30/14 1:20pm 9/30/14 1:20pm

Notorious RBG to Justice Anthony Kennedy: You Used to Be Cool

Supreme Court Justice and perfect human Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down for a very long interview with Elle that I will devour like a starving shipwreck survivor at an Old Country Buffet as soon as I get my hands on a copy of the October issue. Among her revelations to the magazine: she's not going anywhere, she and… » 9/24/14 12:40pm 9/24/14 12:40pm