Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was nominated the President Clinton to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in June 1993. She is the second woman ever appointed to the Supreme Court. She took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. Justice Ginsburg had been a judge for many years and taught at Harvard University and New York University Law Schools. She helped create the Women's Rights Project for the American Civil Liberties Union. She has worked hard for legal rights for women. Justice Ginsburg is married to Martin D. Ginsburg, a law professor at Georgetown University. She has a daughter Jane Ginsburg who is a law professor at Columbia Law School and a son James Ginsburg produces classical recordings.

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2000, by Paul, third grade

 

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