While Supreme Court Justices usually avoid the limelight at all costs, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been making headlines lately with a number of public, opinionated statements. On Feb. 11, she was quoted in Bloomberg News as saying that it "would not take a large adjustment" for the public to accept a SCOTUS decision in favor of same-sex marriage. She then caught flack the very next day at an event in which she explained that she was not "100 percent sober" during President Obama's State of the Union address in January.
Justice Ginsburg's outspokenness strikes at an issue that affects many in the legal sector but is of particular importance to those who are constantly in the public eye, including Justice Ginsburg: How much is too much when it comes to transparency and honesty in media interviews and public forums?
Jaffe President of Public Relations Vivian Hood commented on Justice Ginsburg's recent high-profile remarks for an article published on Feb. 18 in The National Law Journal titled "Life in the Limelight for the 'Notorious R.B.G.'" Vivian supported Justice Ginsburg in her candidness and commended her for being a positive role model for women.
"By being steadfast with beliefs about controversial topics, showing a personal side and generally being visible with dialogue about important issues, Justice Ginsburg gives further credence to her legacy," Vivian said.
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