Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Date of Birth: 15-Mar-1933

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Profession: judge, actor, lawyer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg (, born Joan Ruth Bader; March 15, 1933) is an American lawyer and jurist who is an Associate Justice of the U.S.
  • Supreme Court.
  • Ginsburg was appointed by President Bill Clinton and took the oath of office on August 10, 1993.
  • She is the second female justice (after Sandra Day O'Connor) of four to be confirmed to the court (along with Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, who are still serving).
  • Following O'Connor's retirement, and until Sotomayor joined the court, Ginsburg was the only female justice on the Supreme Court.
  • During that time, Ginsburg became more forceful with her dissents, which were noted by legal observers and in popular culture.
  • She is generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the court.
  • Ginsburg has authored notable majority opinions, including United States v.
  • Virginia, Olmstead v.
  • L.C., and Friends of the Earth, Inc.
  • v.
  • Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc. Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Her older sister died when she was a baby, and her mother, one of her biggest sources of encouragement, died shortly before Ginsburg graduated from high school.
  • She then earned her bachelor's degree at Cornell University, and became a wife and mother before starting law school at Harvard, where she was one of the few women in her class.
  • Ginsburg transferred to Columbia Law School, where she graduated tied for first in her class.
  • Following law school, Ginsburg turned to academia.
  • She was a professor at Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School, teaching civil procedure as one of the few women in her field. 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.
  • She 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.
  • In 1980, President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S.
  • Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where she served until her appointment to the Supreme Court.
  • Ginsburg has received attention in American popular culture for her fiery liberal dissents and refusal to step down; she has been dubbed "The Notorious R.B.G." in reference to the late rapper known as "The Notorious B.I.G.".

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