Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) is currently a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Before receiving this outstanding role, RBG was on the Court of Appeals and also attended Harvard and Cornell University. While at Harvard University, RBG attended her husband’s classes while he went through treatment for cancer and took care of her young daughter. “Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation,” RBG said, according to the Huffington Post.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) is currently a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Before receiving this outstanding role, RBG was on the Court of Appeals and also attended Harvard and Cornell University. While at Harvard University, RBG attended her husband’s classes while he went through treatment for cancer and took care of her young daughter. “Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation,” RBG said, according to the Huffington Post.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) is the second U.S. Supreme Court female justice. RBG was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton after she worked for gender equality and being a member of the Court of Appeals from 1980 to 1993. While on the Supreme Court, RBG fought for gender equality through many cases such as United States v. Virginia. Before her appointment, RBG attended Cornell University and Harvard University. While at Harvard, Ginsburg was one of eight women out of a law class of 500, she took care of her young daughter, wrote notes for her husband who was going through intensive treatment for cancer, while also keeping up with her own law studies. While at Harvard University, RBG was criticized by professors and her male classmates for taking the place of a male student, but she proved them wrong. Ginsburg became the first female member of a distinguished legal journal, the “Harvard Law Review.” In 1999, RBG won the American Bar Association’s Thurgood Marshall Award for her work in gender equality and civil rights. RBG continues to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and play a pivotal role in court cases.


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