Ginsburg weighs in on court, calling it 'one of the most activist'

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  • Updated: August 24, 2013 - 5:08 PM

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 80, vowed to stay on the Supreme Court as long as her health and intellect remained strong, saying she was fully engaged in her work as the leader of the liberal opposition on what she called “one of the most activist courts in history.” In wide-ranging remarks Friday, Ginsburg said she had made a mistake in joining a 2009 opinion that laid the groundwork for the court’s decision in June effectively striking down the heart of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The recent decision, she said, was “stunning in terms of activism.”

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