A New Starting Lineup Ginsburg May Alter Balance in Key Civil Rights Cases
William H. Freivogel Of the Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
LAST YEAR'S presidential election has changed the face of this year's Supreme Court.
For the first time in Supreme Court history two women will sit on the bench - less than parity, but a long way from 1980 when there were no women.
For the first time in a quarter-century, a new Democratic appointee is joining the court.
For the first time in 12 years, the lawyer for the United States on the first Monday in October will be a liberal Democrat rather than a conservative Republican.
The new justice - Ruth Bader Ginsburg - and the government lawyer - Solicitor General Drew S. Days III - may make the court marginally more hospitable for civil rights …
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