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Supreme Court Justice since 1993

President JIMMY CARTER nominated her for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 1993 , Democratic President Bill Clinton appointed her to the Supreme Court: »Having experienced discrimination, she devoted the next 20 years to fighting it, making this country a better place for our wives, our mothers, our sisters and daughters«, he summarised her legal work. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman after Republican SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR and first Jewish woman to become Supreme Court Justice. She became known for her candour and pragmatism. Her sincerity has become legendary, since she called President Trump a faker. Ginsburg fought for the

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right of abortion and samesex marriage. Equal rights for men and women as well as all minorities are her main concerns. About herself, Ginsburg once said that she was not the most liberal judge. But someone who sought compromise.

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» H av i n g experienced d i s c r i m i n at i o n , s h e devoted the next 20 years to fighting i t, m a k i n g t h i s country a better place for our wives, our mothers, our sisters and daughter«

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