Ginsburg, Scalia Find Common Ground Outside Of Opera

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- An unusual coalition of the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal and conservative justices on Wednesday rallied around a narrow technical issue in declining to rule on California's polarizing ban on gay marriage, creating an odd couple of the court's fiercest ideological foes: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia.

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that invalidated California's Proposition 8, a decision that paves the way for same-sex couples to marry in the nation's most populous state. Justice Ginsburg, a...
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