TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 17, 2015

Increasing partisanship in Congress makes it harder to address important civil rights issues, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said during an interview that aired yesterday on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. “The current Congress is not equipped really to do anything, so the kind of result that we got in the Ledbetter case is not easily achieved today,” Ginsburg said. The Hill has more on Ginsburg’s interview, which also touched on gender equality, abortion rights and the 81-year-old justice’s health.