Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg


NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent

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New #SCOTUS  Justice Barrett faces recusal motion in election case now that she is ensconced in previous #RBG  chambers.

#SCOTUS overturns 2 lower courts and allows Alabama sec. of state to ban curbside voting in some counties that sought to accomodate disabled voters & those at risk fr covid-19

When RBG died GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell immediately promised to push through a replacement before election day. Now he is about to deliver.

For those of you who remember the story of my father's stolen Stradivarius, , well, this is where it landed.

Since #SCOTUS  2013 ruling that gutted key provision of Voting Rights Act, 2,811 polling places have been closed in the 9 states covered by that provision of the law.

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A Jewish teaching says those who die just before the Jewish new year are the ones God has held back until the last moment bc they were needed most & were the most righteous. And so it was that #RBG  died as the sun was setting last night marking the beginning of RoshHashanah

Women from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, & Space Force salute #RBG  as her remains enter Arlington National Cemetery for burial. They are standing in front of the Memorial For Military Women.

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How I first met #RBG  on the phone 48 years ago, and more

Without audio of today’s announcement, there is no way to replicate Sotomayor’s fury in a 20-minute dissent from the bench re: today’s travel ban decision

GOP senators confirm controversial Trump judicial pick. Using fake name, he blogged conspiracy theories & false info

RBG sends not so subtle message today, summarizing not 1 but 2 opinions she authored--including 1 in a case heard while she was home recuperating from surgery. She now has produced 4 opinions, more than any other justice this term.

The world will be a lesser place without my darling friend, Cokie Roberts, who died early this morning. I said good-bye last night. Told her I'd see her on the other side some day, where I know she will still be a star.

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Trump is again saying that #Kavanaugh  was #1  in his class at Yale. In fact at Yale coll, he grad cum laude--not among the top 22%, but among the next 24%. Yale Law Sch. does not rank students at all.

RBG home from hospital. Details to follow

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