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Republican Senator from Kentucky Predicts Justice Ginsburg’s Death

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Feb 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

According to Debra Cassens Weiss in today's , Senator Jim Bunning, R-Ky., made a speech Saturday in which he proclaimed that the Supreme Court was likely to have a vacancy within nine months, “because Ruth Bader Ginsburg…has cancer.”

On behalf of all of us lawyers, Jim, thank you for the classy send-off.  Perhaps you'll find time to speak at her funeral, given your advance notice of its occurrence, despite your very busy schedule.  And, by the way, it looks like that  correspondence course you took in Oncology last year has really payed off!

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Andrew J. Barovick

Mr. Barovick is a graduate of Columbia College and Cardozo School of Law. He began his legal career at the Queens District Attorney’s Office, where he tried over 20 felonies to verdict, and argued an equal number of appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department, the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


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