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'Notorious RBG' goes to the hospital; expect revived debate
'Notorious RBG' goes to the hospital; expect revived debate

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reportedly doing fine after a procedure Wednesday to implant a stent in her right coronary artery. But this health scare is sure to revive the debate about whether the 81-year-old leader of the court’s liberal wing should retire to ensure that her successor will be appointed by President Obama. In an op-ed piece in March in the Los Angeles Times, UC Irvine law school dean Erwin Chemerinsky got right to the point: “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June." Only by resigning, Chemerinsky wrote, could Ginsburg "ensure that a Democratic president will...

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