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Why the Ad Hominem Attacks Against Amy Coney Barrett don’t Preserve RBG’s Legacy

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ushered in movements of grief and outrage, both because of the loss of an icon for feminism and the Trump administration’s politicization of Ginsburg’s passing. President Trump was quick to move on nominating the potential new justice, Amy Coney Barret, atto...

Choosing a new SCOTUS: A double bind

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Isabella Nieto, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

On September 18, 2020, advocates for gender equality and women’s rights lost a champion in Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Throughout her career, Ginsburg joined the faculty at Columbia University Law School, founded the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project and was appointed to the U.S. Court...