Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Headline Roundup September 18th, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87 of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was known for being a strong liberal voice on the court and a staunch advocate for women's rights.

Reports on all sides of the spectrum noted Ginsburg's long career and legacy on the court. Headlines from many left- and some center-rated sources prominently mentioned her accomplishments. Some coverage offered a look at people who might replace her. Read official statements on Ginsburg's passing as tweeted by President Donald Trump and by former Vice President Joe Biden

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday at age 87 from complications related to metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Court announced.

“Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” said Chief Justice John Roberts. “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 resolute champion of justice.”

Ginsburg was appointed to the court by President Bill Clinton in 1993. She immediately staked out a position...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a pioneering figure in the fight for women’s legal equality and the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died Friday in her Washington home, surrounded by her family. She succumbed to metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87, the Supreme Court said.

“Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague,” said Chief Justice John Roberts. “Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice and trailblazing feminist icon who had fought off colon, lung and liver cancer, died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court announced. She was 87.

“Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature,” Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement. “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 resolute champion of justice.”

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