Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Digital Illustration, 2020

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Ruth was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death in September 2020. Ginsburg consistently supported abortion rights ‘‘the basic thing is that the government has no business making that choice for a woman’’.

 

In 2002, Ruth was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame and she was also named one of 100 Most Powerful Women (2009. Ginsburg ended up joining an equal pay campaign at Rutgers which eventually led to a salary increase for herself and other female staff. She dedicated her career to ensuring that marginalized groups received justice and was known for tactfully dissenting in court.

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