Ruth Bader Ginsberg would have taken Justice Alito’s ‘skin off’ over being quoted in his Roe v. Wade opinion, longtime friend and journalist says

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel Alito, Jr. sit next to each other as all of the justices on the court pose for their group portrait on November 30, 2018.
RBG would have fought back against Samuel Alito’s Roe v. Wade opinion, her longtime friend says.
NPR’s Nina Totenberg discussed the late Supreme Court Justice in an interview this week. 
Totenberg said Ginsburg’s words were taken “out of context” in Alito’s majority opinion. 

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would have been displeased with her inclusion in Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade earlier this year, according to Ginsburg’s longtime friend and peer.

NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg spoke about her years-long friendship with the late judge in an NPR interview this week while promoting her forthcoming book “Dinners with Ruth.” During the conversation, Totenberg suggested that Ginsburg, a fierce defender of women’s rights, would have fought…

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