As Term Begins, US Supreme Court Looks Less Male and More Liberal HISTORIC SESSION
James H. Andrews, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
WHEN Chief Justice William Rehnquist today opens the 1993-94 term of the United States Supreme Court, a slight, erect womanm.Harge glasses and pursed lips giving her a quizzical appearance - will be seated at the end of the nine-justice bench in the spot traditionally occupied by the court's newest member. She is Ruth Bader Ginsburg, named by President Clinton last summer to succeed retiring Justice Byron White.
This is a new-look Supreme Court, not only because Justice Ginsburg is a newcomer, but also because this is the first time two women have sat on the nation's highest bench. Ginsburg, who joins Sandra Day O'Connor, is expected to bring a liberal voice to what has …
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Publication information: Article title: As Term Begins, US Supreme Court Looks Less Male and More Liberal HISTORIC SESSION. Contributors: James H. Andrews, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 4, 1993. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.