09/24/2020 - Richard Lazarus

INSIGHT: RBG’s Everlasting Impact on Environmental Jurisprudence

Tag: Op-Ed - Bloomberg Law

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg played a significant role in shaping environmental law, Harvard Law School Professor Richard Lazarus writes. Her greatest contributions were rooted not in her ideology, but in her skills as one of the most talented lawyers ever to serve on the court. What makes Ginsburg’s record in environmental cases striking is that although she voted frequently in ways applauded by environmentalists, if she was not persuaded by their legal arguments she would not hesitate to vote against them.

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