Ruth Bader Ginsburg

American lawyer and jurist

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in September 2020. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton and at the time was generally viewed as a moderate consensus-builder. She eventually became part of the liberal wing of the Court as the Court shifted to the right over time. Ginsburg was the first Jewish woman and the second woman to serve on the Court, after Sandra Day O'Connor. During her tenure, Ginsburg wrote notable majority opinions, including United States v. Virginiaย (1996), Olmstead v. L.C.ย (1999), Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc.ย (2000), and City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of New Yorkย (2005).

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Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy is getting new attention in deeply red Mississippi as donations pour in after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
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Carrie Severino, president of the Judicial Crisis Network, and Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, join Major to talk about..
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Democratic senators refused to show up in protest of the Republicans' rush to install President Donald Trump's nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader..
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This second Women's March of the year was organized in honor of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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This story will be updated. President Donald Trump tore into U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in a Friday tweet, saying the vulnerable Republican whose race is..
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A statue of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be erected in her hometown Brooklyn next March on what would be the legal trailblazer's 88th birthday.
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The unveiling of the statue, which was approved by RBG before she died, will also coincide with Women's History Month.
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