(1933-2020) – Judge
Ruth Bader Ginsberg was born and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She became a feminist icon who has left behind a legacy of achievements in the advancement of women’s rights. In 1993 Ginsburg was appointed to the US Supreme Court, becoming the second female justice to ever sit on the Court and the first Jewish female justice to do so. Ginsburg was considered part of the Supreme Court’s moderate-liberal bloc, presenting a strong voice in favour of gender equality, the rights of workers and the separation of Church and State.
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