63 Facts About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

1. Ruth Bader Ginsburg had two earlier cancer surgeries in 1999 and 2009 that did not cause her to miss court sessions.

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2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has dealt with a series of health concerns in recent years.

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3. Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in the court's private meeting last Friday in which the justices voted on which new cases to take up, but was not present at the court, Arberg said.

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4. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85, Breyer is 80 and Kagan is a sprightly 58.

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5. In 1972, Ruth Bader Ginsburg co-founded the Women's Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union and, in 1973, she became the Project's general counsel.

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6. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and is recuperating at home after undergoing surgery.

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7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is no fan of President Trump, which is why she refuses to retire, but is a fan of bypassing the US Constitution.

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8. Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote that the Mann Act is "offensive.

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9. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of three women on the nine-member Supreme Court, and not even her most dogged ideological enemies would question her right to be there.

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10. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a longtime family friend of Justice Scalia, he once said they were an "odd couple" and he counted her as his "best buddy" on the bench.

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11. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has participated in a few promotional events for the film, attending a screening in Washington and another in New York, where she sat for a question-and-answer session with National Public Radio's justice correspondent Nina Totenberg.

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12. At the memorial, one of Martin Ruth Bader Ginsburg's friends gave a eulogy in which he mentioned the only case he and his wife had ever argued together.

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13. Ruth Bader Ginsburg had seen the 8mm home movies from Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal collection before, but was nonetheless transfixed by the silent footage.

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14. Ruth Bader Ginsburg wanted to get back in shape after her chemo treatments in 1999.

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15. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85, Breyer is 80 and Kagan is a spritely 58.

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16. Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued the Air Force's statute for housing allowances treated women as inferior, and the Supreme Court ruled in her favor, 8 to 1.

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17. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was married to Martin D Ginsburg, who passed away in 2010.

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18. In 2016 Ruth Bader Ginsburg released My Own Words, a memoir that consists of her writings that date as far back as her junior high school years.

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19. In 2015 Ruth Bader Ginsburg sided with the majority in two landmark Supreme Court rulings.

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20. Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued a handful of gender discrimination cases to the Supreme Court.

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21. At the time, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of eight women in her class at Harvard Law School, according to The Smithsonian Magazine.

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22. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a caretaker, a wife, a mother and a dedicated student.

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23. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was finally able to get her foot in the door with a lower-ranking district court judge, Edmund Palmieri—and only after one of her mentors threatened to stop sending clerks his way if he turned her down.

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24. Ruth Bader Ginsburg transferred from Harvard to Columbia, where she graduated at the top of her class.

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25. In 1956, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of just nine female students matriculating at Harvard Law School.

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26. Ruth Bader Ginsburg put the rest of her education on hold until he returned from military service.

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27. Ruth Bader Ginsburg completed her legal education at Columbia Law School, serving on the law review and graduating in a tie for first place in her class in 1959.

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28. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's appears in both a comic opera and a workout book.

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29. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's affirmed her wish to remain a justice as long as she was mentally sharp enough to perform her duties.

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30. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's stated she has a new "model" to emulate in former colleague Justice John Paul Stevens, who retired at age 90 after nearly 35 years on the bench.

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31. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's expressed a wish to emulate Justice Louis Brandeis' service of nearly 23 years, which she achieved in April 2016.

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32. When John Paul Stevens retired in 2010, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the oldest justice on the court at age 77.

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33. Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a tumor that was discovered at an early stage.

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34. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was physically weakened by the cancer treatment, and she began working with a personal trainer.

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35. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a collection of lace jabots from around the world.

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36. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's joked that she might consider moving to New Zealand.

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37. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's said the US was fortunate to have a constitution authored by "very wise" men but pointed out that in the 1780s, no women were able to participate directly in the process, and slavery still existed in the US.

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38. In January 2012, Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to Egypt for four days of discussions with judges, law school faculty, law school students, and legal experts.

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39. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is believed to be the first Supreme Court justice to officiate at a same-sex wedding, performing the August 31, 2013, ceremony of Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser and John Roberts, a government economist.

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40. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's was the third woman to administer an inaugural oath of office.

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41. At his request, Ruth Bader Ginsburg administered Vice President Al Gore's oath of office to a second term during the second presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton on January 20, 1997.

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42. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has expressed the view that consulting international law is a well-ingrained tradition in American law, counting John Henry Wigmore and President John Adams as internationalists.

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43. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has advocated the use of foreign law and norms to shape US law in judicial opinions; this was a view that was not shared by some of her conservative colleagues.

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44. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's rejected Roberts' assertion that suppression would not deter mistakes, contending making police pay a high price for mistakes would encourage them to take greater care.

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45. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's asserted the legislation was not aimed at protecting women's health, as Texas had claimed, but rather to impede women's access to abortions.

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46. Ruth Bader Ginsburg focused her ire on the way Congress reached its findings and with the veracity of the findings.

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47. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's eventually became the longest-serving Jewish justice ever.

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48. At the time of her nomination, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was viewed as a moderate.

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49. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's spent a year as a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University from 1977 to 1978.

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50. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's was a professor of law, mainly civil procedure, at Rutgers from 1963 to 1972, receiving tenure from the school in 1969.

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51. At the time Ruth Bader Ginsburg entered academia, she was one of fewer than 20 female law professors in the United States.

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52. Ruth Bader Ginsburg conducted extensive research for her book at Lund University in Sweden.

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53. At the start of her legal career, Ruth Bader Ginsburg encountered difficulty in finding employment.

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54. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's gave birth to a daughter in 1955.

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55. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the highest-ranking female student in her graduating class.

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56. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's graduated from Cornell with a bachelor of arts degree in government on June 23, 1954.

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57. At age 13, Ruth Bader Ginsburg acted as the "camp rabbi" at a Jewish summer program at Camp Che-Na-Wah in Minerva, New York.

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58. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's advocated as a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union and was a member of its board of directors and one of its general counsels in the 1970s.

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59. Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent a considerable part of her legal career as an advocate for the advancement of gender equality and women's rights, winning multiple victories arguing before the Supreme Court.

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60. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's was a professor at Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School, teaching civil procedure as one of the few women in her field.

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61. Ruth Bader Ginsburg transferred to Columbia Law School, where she graduated tied for first in her class.

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62. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's is generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the court.

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63. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993.

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