Ginsburg Warns Court Nominees Against Spelling Out Views

By Michele Gorman (September 21, 2018, 9:17 PM EDT) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday appeared to defend the reticent answers of recent high court nominees to lawmaker questions on hot-button legal issues, telling a Columbia Law School audience that during her own confirmation hearings, it would have been "improper" for her to comment on topics that might come before the bench.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes a point at Columbia Law School on Friday. (AP) At the event in New York City celebrating the 25th anniversary of her confirmation to the high court, Justice Ginsburg explained how in 1993 she had told the Senate...

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