Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has A Badass ‘Dissenting Collar’

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has a fabulous collar collection to don with her black robe.

During an extensive interview with Yahoo News’ Katie Couric, Ginsburg showed off her assortment of collars.

She has a “dissenting collar,” which she explained to Couric “looks fitting for dissents.”

She likely wore it for her dissent in the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, in which she said the court had “ventured into a minefield.”

Ginsburg told Couric that the male justices who wrote the Hobby Lobby decision have a “blind spot” for women’s issues.

She also has a collar for when she writes the majority opinion, which was a gift from her law clerks.

Watch the full interview, Ginsburg shows off her collar collection at the very beginning:

H/t Irin Cameron

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  1. Is it me, or does she look like she has Groucho Marx glasses on?

  2. I have begun to rank Justice Ginsburg right up their with Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug and Gloria Steinem. That woman has all of her stuff in a sock and was a pioneer just as they were back in the day. And she still is pioneering today.

  3. Avatar for enon enon says:

    that’s actually an interesting/fun little tidbit. now watch her be inundated with knitted collars sent by her fans…
    rbg was quite pretty back in her younger days.

  4. I love her. Always liked her opinions and her no-bullshit approach to law – but, man, I would pay for a cage match between her and any of Scalia/Thomas/Alito. (Roberts is to proper/prissy to consider a fight.)

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