Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg (RBG – 1933-2020) died on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the age of 87 due to metastatic pancreatic cancer. RBG will be missed. President Bill Clinton nominated Ruth Bader Ginsberg to the United States Supreme Court in 1993. It was not his first choice. President Bill Clinton’s original choice for Supreme Court Judge in 1993 was Governor Cuomo but he would not do it according to Clinton. Marty Ginsberg started to toot the horn for his wife because she was reportedly shy. After the help from Marty Ginsberg, Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved from number 22 on the Supreme Court nominee list to number one. Ginsberg stated that Marty was the best thing that ever happened to her. Clinton later interviewed Ruth Bader Ginsburg and literally within 15 minutes Clinton said he knew she was going to become the 107th Justice to the United States Supreme Court. Clinton said the interview turned an honest discussion and conversation about how to make law for the moment and the future. RBG was confirmed 96 to 3. She was the second woman on the U. S. Supreme Court Bench. RBG served on the Supreme Court for more than 27 years. During her tenure on the Supreme Court, RBG was known to her fans as “The Notorious R.B.G.” RBG became an icon to women and girls across the United States as a staunch advocate for women’s rights. Sandra Day O’Conner was the first woman confirmed to the U. S. Supreme Court Bench in 1981. O’Conner is still living and is 90 years old. President Jimmy Carter appointed Ginsberg to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1981. She served until her appointment to the U. S. Supreme Court.
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