Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ginsburg seatit in her robe
Official limn, 2016
Associate Juistice o the Supreme Coort
o the Unitit States
In office
August 10, 1993 – September 18, 2020
Nominatit biBill Clinton
Precedit biByron White
Succeedit biTBD
Judge o the Unitit States Coort o Appeals for the Destrict o Columbie Circuit
In office
June 30, 1980 – August 9, 1993
Nominatit biJimmy Carter
Precedit biHarold Leventhal
Succeedit biDavid Tatel
Personal details
BornJoan Ruth Bader
15 Mairch 1933(1933-03-15)
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Dee'd18 September 2020(2020-09-18) (aged 87)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Cause o daithComplications fae pancreatic cancer
Restin placeArlington Naitional Seemetry (planned)
Spoose(s)Martin Ginsburg (m. 1954; d. 2010)
Bairns
EddicationCornell University (BA)
Columbia University (LLB)
Signatur

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (/ˈbeɪdər ˈɡɪnzbɜːrɡ/; born Joan Ruth Bader; 15 Mairch 1933 – 18 September 2020) wis a American jurist that sert as an associate juistice o the Supreme Coort of the Unitit States fae 1993 till her deith in 2020.[1] She wis nominatit by Preses Bill Clinton an wis generally viewed as a moderate juidge thit ws a consensus bigger at the time o her nomination. She eventual becam pairt o the leeberal wing o the Coort as the Coort shiftit tae the richt ower time. Ginsburg wis the seicont wumman tae ser on the U.S. Supreme Coort, efter Sandra Day O'Connor. Durin her tenure, Ginsburg wrat weel-kent majority opeenions, includin United States v. Virginia (1996), Olmstead v. L.C. (1999), and Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc. (2000).

Early Life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Joan Ruth Bader wis born on 15t o March, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York tae Nathan Bader an Celia Amster. Her faimly bade in the wirkin-cless Flatbush pairt o Brooklyn. Her faither flittit ower frae Odessa, Ukraine an her mither wis born in New York tae fowks umwhile frae Krakow in Poland. Ruth wis cryed "Kiki" bi her fowk, efter her sister, Marylin gied her the eikname for bein "a kicky babbie". She went bi Ruth acause thare wis a hantle o ither lasses cryed Joan, an her mither speirt at the dominie tae uise "Ruth" insteid o Joan.


Soorces[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Editors, History com. "Ruth Bader Ginsburg". HISTORY (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 September 2020.CS1 maint: extra text: authors leet (link)