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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJoan Ruth Bader
Nickname The Notorious R.B.G.
Height 5' 0½" (1.54 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born on March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joan Ruth Bader. She was previously married to Martin D. Ginsburg.

Spouse (1)

Martin D. Ginsburg (23 June 1954 - 27 June 2010) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (10)

Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, she became the second woman to be named to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, joining Sandra Day O'Connor. (Confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 3 August 1993; began serving, 10 August 1993.).
Justice at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (30 June 1980-10 August 1993).
Underwent surgery on February 5, 2009 for pancreatic cancer.
In 1999, she had colon cancer surgery, underwent radiation and chemotherapy, and never missed a day on the bench.
Lives in Washington, D.C., and is an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. [July 2007]
Daughter of Celia (Amster) and Nathan Bader, a merchant. Her father was a Russian Jewish emigrant, born in Podolsk. Her mother was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents.
(December 21, 2018) Underwent a pulmonary lobectomy in NYC to remove two cancerous nodules from her lung.
Became somewhat of a pop culture phenomenon in the 21st century, with people calling her "Notorious RBG" (in reference to Notorious B.I.G.).
Grandmother of actor Paul Spera.
Left-handed.

Personal Quotes (5)

Frankly, I had thought at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don't want to have too many of.
The emphasis must be not on the right to an abortion but on the right of privacy and reproductive control.
You would have a huge statelessness problem if you don't consider a child born abroad a U.S. citizen.
I would not look to the U.S. Constituon if I were drafting a constitution in 2012.
I do hope that some of my dissents will one day be the law.

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