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SCOTUS Retirements: The Carrot and the Stick

By Steve Klepper (Twitter: @MDAppeal)

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of sitting on a Supreme Court Term preview panel at my alma mater, Goucher College, with Associated Press Supreme Court reporter Jesse Holland and political science Professor Nina Kasniunas. Inevitably, the question arose as to why Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg isn’t choosing to retire while Democrats control the White House and the Senate. Robert Barnes’ delightful piece, The Question Facing Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Stay or Go?, appearing in today’s Washington Post Magazine, gives some insight into this most personal of decisions. Read More…