Who was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg?  She was an associate Justice of the US Supreme Court who died on September 18, 2020.  Ms. Ginsburg was born on March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Cornell University and Columbia Law School.  She was an advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. She was appointed to the US Court of Appeals in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter.  In June 1003, President Clinton nominated her for the US Supreme Court.  Her judicial philosophy is liberal which is reflected in her decisions on the court.

In her personal life, she married Martin D. Ginsburg an international tax attorney.  Her daughter, Jane Ginsburg is a professor of law at Columbia Law School. Her son Steven Ginsburg is the founder and president of Cedille Records in Chicago, Illinois.

Ms. Ginsburg died on September 18, 2020 from complications of pancreatic cancer at age 87.