More than a decade after he was first appointed, Roberts does not appear to be the justice he was first made out to be. That could prove pivotal in the next few years, as any of several justices may retire. We could soon see a Roberts Court in more ways than one: with him as both chief justice and swing justice, sitting at the ideological center of the bench. But what kind of court would that be? The case for a liberal John Roberts starts with his decision that determined the fate of the Affordable Care Act. Ever since that decision, the right has been concerned.
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Slideshow of celebrities and trailblazers who left their mark on society and died in All rights reserved. Revolutionary fashion designer Pierre Cardin, turned the fashion world upside down, creating for the masses when couture was aimed at the rich. His futuristic, ready-to-wear clothing and product lines were ahead of their time, influenced by geometric shapes and materials that made them more architectural. Born in Italy, but raised in France, his designs were worn all over the world - from Russia to Japan - and by celebrities from Lauren Bacall to the Beatles.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg eviscerates same-sex marriage opponents in court
The lawyer, activist, and icon left behind an incredible legacy, which includes a year tenure on the Supreme Court. While there, she heard many important cases that have helped shape America into the country it is today. So, in honor of RBG's legacy, let's take a look back at 8 of the most important cases that passed Justice Ginsburg's desk as she sat on the highest court in the land.
To cling to marriage the way it once was? Bursch was similarly eviscerated by Ginsburg when he tried to argue that the sole purpose of marriage was to ensure a stable relationship for procreation. You know they are not going to have any children. Conversely she came to the rescue of a lawyer for the petitioners when he floundered on the question of whether states that ban gay marriage should have to recognise weddings carried out in other states. Would they be allowed to refuse recognition in other cases?