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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University. "Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!" said law professor Maeva Marcus, setting off another round of hoots from a mostly young crowd delighted by the reference to the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. The justice soaked in the warm reception, but Ginsburg admitted that when she first heard the reference she asked her law clerks: "What's this 'notorious'?" At 81, Ginsburg has emerged as the Supreme Court's liberal leader, its strongest...

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