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Let justices speak out

I could not agree more with Adina Amith's commentary ("Ginsburg's right not to remain silent," July 20) about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's criticisms of Donald Trump. Justice Ginsburg should be allowed to speak out. To say that judges, whether on the Supreme Court or the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, are apolitical is to ignore reality.

Think about it. We constantly talk about a "litmus test" to see what sort of a justice one will become whenever a candidate comes up for nomination to the high court. Politics swirled about the most recent nominee, Judge...

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