Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died at 87

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday 9/18/2020.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, the Supreme Court said.


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed to the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg was known for being outspoken on issues including same-sex marriage, abortion rights,  voting rights, immigration, health care, and affirmative action.


Justice Ginsburg received her B.A. in  1954 from Cornell University; attended Harvard Law School, 1956-1958; Kent scholar, and Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1959.


Justice Ginsburg served on the DC federal appeals court with Justice Clarence Thomas. Launched American the Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Women’s Rights Project. And was named one of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women from 2004 through 2011.


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Husban Martin David Ginsburg passed away on June 27, 2010. Justice Ginsburg leaves behind two children and Carol and James Steven.


“If you have a caring life partner, you help the other person when that person needs it. I had a life partner who thought my work was as important as his, and I think that made all the difference for me.”

“Don’t be distracted by emotions like anger, envy, resentment. These just zap energy and waste time.”

“I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.”


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