According to reports from the Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87 due to metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was the oldest sitting member.
Justice John Roberts expressed heartfelt condolence and said, “Our Nation has
lost a historic stature jurist. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished
colleague. Today we mourn, but with confidence, that future generations will
remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and committed champion
July, Ginsburg announced that she was going through chemotherapy treatment for
lesions on her liver, the latest several battles with cancer.
was born as Joan Ruth Bader on March 15, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York, and was
the youngest of two children to Nathan and Celia Bader. In her Kindergarten
only, she decided to go by her middle name Ruth.
The 2018 movie titled, “On the Basis of Sex” essayed her journey to becoming a justice.
She is survived by two children, Jane and James, and several grandchildren.