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In a recently published book, Glass and Gavel: The U.S. Supreme Court and Alcohol, by Nancy Maveety, some of the favorite cocktails of Supreme Court Justices are revealed and discussed, along with notable alcohol-related cases and the social aspect alcohol has had on the Court and Justices.

Apparently, both Maveety and the Notorious RBG are big fans of Campari, and the classic Italian cocktail, the Negroni, as she explains during the Modern Law Library's most recent podcast, featuring an extended segment about the book.

The Notorious RBG Is A-Okay

SCOTUS fans can now let out a collective sigh of relief. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, also known as the Notorious RBG, is back to her full workout routine and is, in her own words, "almost repaired."

If you hadn't heard, at the beginning of November of this year, Justice Ginsburg fell and broke a few ribs. But, after a short hospitalization, not only did she immediately start physical therapy, she also got right back to work, and didn't miss a thing.

In the highly politicized and partisan world we live in, it can be comforting when the Chief Justice of United States Supreme Court publicly states that there is no such thing as a Trump judge or Obama judge, or Bush judge or Clinton judge.

Roberts basically said that there are just judges, and that we should all be thankful for the fact that the judiciary is independent. His comment was in response to President Trump putting California's Northern District judge, Jon Tigar, on blast, calling him an "Obama judge," after he enjoined the new anti-asylum policy that was announced.

A failed marriage proposal from William Rehnquist to Sandra Day O'Connor in 1952 is making headlines as no one knew about it until very recently.

In a recently announced biography (set to publish next year) about Justice O'Connor, titled First, the details of the pre-High Court relationship are discussed, among many other details of Justice O'Connor's life. However, the 1952 letter from Rehnquist to O'Connor proposing marriage was not known about until the author of the recent biography started digging through O'Connor's personal and archived papers.

Making it abundantly clear that on the High Court, Justice Sotomayor is unquestionably the coolest Justice, she explained to an audience at Cornell that she prefers bourbon over beer, and jazz over opera. Sadly, she also explained that none of her SCOTUS colleagues will go listen to jazz with her.

And along with letting all the students see just how awesome she is, Justice Sotomayor encouraged everyone in the audience to be involved in making their communities better places.

During a recent panel discussion at Columbia Law School on "strategic litigation as an approach to policy change," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg provided some rather damning words of wisdoms for lawyers and law students everywhere:

"If you are a true professional, you will use your degree to help make things a little better for other people."

Basically, Justice Ginsburg, who is not just a trail-blazer but a pop culture icon, is pointing a finger at the legal profession and saying that lawyers need to do more pro bono work.

While SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh has already faced one of the most hotly contested and contentious confirmation hearings in Supreme Court history, the hearing isn't over yet. The Senate Judiciary Committee has requested that Christine Blasey Ford testify before the committee this coming Monday. The conservatives on the committee are hopeful that there will be no further delays.

Ford, a professor of clinical psychology at Palo Alto University, has come forward as the anonymous letter writer that accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault when the two were in high school. And while Kavanaugh has steadfastly denied the allegations, there seems to be more than just one side to this story.

When it comes to the High Court, most if not nearly all of the focus tends to fall on the cases and judges. However, a recent SCOTUSblog piece takes a look at which attorneys and law firms have fared the best before the High Court in recent years.

The Empirical SCOTUS piece shows that over the past five terms, looking only at attorneys that have made four or more appearances at the Court during that time, only one attorney and one firm have perfect records. The piece also details who had the most overall wins, and even the most wins in particular categories like First or Fourth Amendment, or Patent cases.

For law students at Harvard, and across the country thanks to YouTube, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recently gave some open advice.

However, the discussion is just informative for lawyers as it is for law students, as Justice Kagan also shares quite a bit about herself, her fellow justices, and how she views the legal profession. The open-ended questions led her onto entertaining tangents too, like how Justice Breyer (who was her antitrust professor when she was a student) is the funniest justice, and his hypotheticals are easily funnier than Scalia's famous retorts, at least in her opinion.

If you've been following the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, then you've undoubtedly heard and seen the chaos. In addition to the clear partisan divide being exacerbated by and played out via an ongoing discovery dispute, protesters have been more vocal than ever before, causing countless interruptions throughout both the first and second days.

Already, there has been over 70 arrests (no word on charges), and protesters even showed up dressed up as "Handmaids" from the new, hit, dystopian series, "The Handmaid's Tale." Recently, we asked if people really cared about the Supreme Court, and it seems the answer is rather clear.

Read on below to learn more about the timeline and what to expect for the rest of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing.