Local Leaders Eulogize Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

Bipartisan admiration was expressed this week for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of cancer last Friday. She is pictured here with Rep. Adam Schiff, who had invited her to a meeting on how to improve relations between Congress and the courts.

Local leaders offered heartfelt tributes this week after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with Rep. Adam Schiff hailing her as a trailblazer and county Supervisor Kathryn Barger praising her legacy.
Ginsburg, who was 87, died at her Washington home of complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court announced late Friday.
“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be remembered for the way she inspired, encouraged and advocated,” Barger said. “She leaves an unforgettable legacy that will be carried on by courageous women and girls for generations to come.”
Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the high court after being nominated by President Bill Clinton in 1993. The Columbia Law School graduate taught at Rutgers Law School and Columbia and was a fierce courtroom advocate for women’s rights, becoming an icon for feminists and earning the nickname “Notorious RBG.”
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