Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. She served alongside future fellow Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and the two often looked over each others opinions before they were submitted. In certain instances, the two still do that today on the high court.
Portrait by Simmie Knox, commissioned by The Supreme Court in 2000. Courtesy of the Historical Society of the DC Circuit |
A behind-the-scenes look at the 9 personalities that make up the Supreme Court, written by New Yorker writer + CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, who interviewed the justices. His book explores the evolution of the court from the Reagan era through its controversial decision in Bush v. Gore.