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By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, supreme court justice, history-making jurist, and national treasure, dies aged 87

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you,” –Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020

 

September 24, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights, died on Friday at her home in Washington, D.C. She was 87.

The cause was complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court said.

“Our nation has lost a justice of historic stature,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. “We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn, but with confidence, that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her, a tireless and resolute champion of justice.”

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