Ruth Bader Ginsburg stands out as an American role model and tireless advocate for women's rights. A former law school professor and founder of the American Civil Liberties Union Women's Rights Project, Ginsburg is the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Throughout her lengthy career, she has ardently researched and promoted women's political, economic, educational, and health rights, taking a stand on controversial issues.

Ginsburg was born in 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nathan Bader and Celia Amster Bader. She received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University in 1954. She attended Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Law Review, and received her LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1959, where she was a ...

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