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Tuesday
Feb072012

Justice Ginsburg Doesn't See Constitution As Model For Egyptians

FOX NEWS

On a recent visit to Egypt, Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg advised government officials there not to us the United States Constitution as a model for their own.

I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012," Ginsburg said in an interview on Al Hayat television last Wednesday. "I might look at the constitution of South Africa. That was a deliberate attempt to have a fundamental instrument of government that embraced basic human rights, have an independent judiciary. It really is, I think, a great piece of work that was done."

Small wonder liberal Justices can't be depended upon to defend the very document they swore to uphold.