If I'm confirmed, I'll be myself.
There's been general agreement ... to support the authority of the president to take military action on his own in the case of an emergency, when there is not time for Congress to react.
This is not an ordinary lawsuit, and the issues may consequently take on added significance.
I have been a judge for 15 years and I've made up my own mind during all that time.
None of the legal issues presented by this case seems to warrant Supreme Court review.
Private religious speech can't be discriminated against. It has to be treated equally with secular speech.
If 'settled' means that it can't be re-examined, that's one thing. If 'settled' means that it is a precedent that is entitled to respect then it is a precedent that is protected.
I was applying for a position in the Reagan administration and my answers were truthful statements. I was trying to outline the things that were relevant to obtaining a political position.
If I had received any information at any point regarding any of the matters you referred to ... I would never have had anything to do with it.
She has been known for her meticulous devotion to the facts of the particular cases that come before her and her belief that each case needs to be decided on its complex facts.
I am particularly proud of my contributions in recent cases in which the government has argued in the Supreme Court that racial and ethnic quotas should not be allowed and that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion.
I think that the legitimacy of the court would be undermined in any case if the court made a decision based on its perception of public opinion.
I think that Congress' ability to reason is fully equal to that of the judiciary.
I have been committed to carrying out my duties... in accordance with both the letter and spirit of all applicable rules of ethics and canons of conduct.
A judge can't have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judge's only obligation - and it's a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law.