Ruth Bader Ginsburg Research Paper

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of nine of the present day Supreme Court Justice’s. Ginsburg grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where she was born on March 15, 1933. She was not born into riches, her mother was a factory worker and her father had a job, however, he got very little business because during that time America was fighting the Great Depression. Ginsburg claims to have had a tight knitted relationship with her mother and tells us that her mother is the one who prompted her desire to learn and to become educated. She once said, “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be independent.” Her mother instilled the importance of education and feminism into her brain. Ginsburg also said, “The law was something most unusual for those times because for most girls growing up in the ‘40s, the most important degree was not your B.A. but your M.R.S.” Her mother made sure that despite what society thought, if Ruth was independent and pushed herself, she could truly become anything she wanted. Sadly, her mother passed away a day before Ginsburg graduated from James Madison High School and she was never able to see all of the life changing events that her…show more content…
On this date, President Clinton spoke at the Rose Garden at the White House to give a speech about Ruth Ginsburg and the qualities that made Clinton choose her for the role of the next justice. Clinton spoke very highly of both Ginsburg’s achievements and intelligence. He said even this, “If, as I believe, the measure of a person 's values can best be measured by examining the life the person lives, then Judge Ginsburg 's values are the very ones that represent the best in America. I am proud to nominate this path-breaking attorney, advocate, and judge to be the 107th Justice to the United States Supreme Court.” (Clinton, William, Remarks

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