Ginsburg Says She Does Not Like Being Supreme Court’s Sole Woman (Law.com)

Ken Maguire
The Associated Press
01-30-2007

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she dislikes being “all alone on the Court” nearly a year after the retirement of Sandra Day O’Connor.

Ginsburg, who spoke Friday to an assembly at Suffolk Law School, said she sees more women in law school, arguing before the Court and sitting as federal judges. But there is not enough female perspective on the nine-member high court, she said.

“We have very different backgrounds,” Ginsburg said of herself and O’Connor. “We divide on a lot of important questions, but we have had the experience of growing up women and we have certain sensitivities that our male colleagues lack.” (more…)

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