By Currents News Staff
The 87-year-old Ginsburg was the senior member of the Supreme Court’s liberal wing.
She was well-known for delivering progressive votes on divisive social issues, and authoring fiery dissents.
In recent years, Ginsburg cultivated a rock star status and was dubbed the “Notorious RBG.”
She began her tenure on the supreme court in 1993, when she was appointed by President Bill Clinton.
Before that, she had a celebrated career as an attorney fighting for equal rights for women.
Ginsburg suffered from five bouts of cancer before dying.
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