Justice Ginsburg cites Washington Post reporter in health care decision

I am not gonna pretend that I’ve read today’s healthcare decision yet, but this has to be a pretty cool feeling for Sarah Kliff; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg cited one of the Washington Post reporter’s articles in her opinion:

43-44. The extra time and resources providers spend serving the uninsured lessens the providers’ ability to care for those who do have insurance. See Kliff, High Uninsured Rates Can Kill You–Even if You Have Coverage, Washington Post (May 7, 2012) (describing a study of California’s health-care market which found that, when hospitals divert time and resources to provide uncompensated care, the quality of care the hospitals deliver to those with insurance drops significantly), available at http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/ high-uninsured-rates-can-kill-you-even-if-you-have-coverage/2012/ 05/07/gIQALNHN8T_print.html.

Kliff found one word to describe how she felt when she found out:

In other Sarah Kliff news, she got one of SCOTUSblog’s #teamlyle T-shirts, the second-geekiest status symbol in Washington right now:

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