Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87.
Ginsburg, who was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.
Born in the year 1933.
she was known for her soft-spoken demeanor that masked an analytical mind, a deep concern for the rights of every American and a commitment to upholding the Constitution.
She had battled back from two forms of cancer in the past but her health began to take a downturn in December 2018 when she underwent a pulmonary lobectomy.
On Jan. 7, 2019, the Court announced she would miss oral arguments that day for the first time.
since she joined as she continued to recuperate from that surgery.
To her lifelong sadness, Ruth Bader’s mother died of cancer the day before her high school graduation in 1948.
About Justice Ruth
“She changed the way the Supreme Court views the issue, and she changed millions of people’s lives in the process,” said David Schizer,
who served as a law clerk during Ginsburg’s first year on the high court bench in 1993.
“She did it with her soft-spoken, quiet manner.
She understood if you’re trying to do something momentous, you should present it as quite ordinary.”
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87 from complications surrounding metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Ginsburg,who spent more than two decades on the bench in the highest court of the land, is survived by her two children, Jane Carol and James Steven Ginsburg.
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