Women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Published on September 19, 2020 - Duration: 01:00s

Women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies aged 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at her home inWashington aged 87, setting off a likely intense debate over the appointmentof her replacement.

A diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion whobecame the court’s second female justice, Ms Ginsburg died of complicationsfrom metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said.

Her death little more thansix weeks before Election Day is expected to spark a heated battle overwhether President Donald Trump should nominate, and the Republican-led Senateshould confirm, her replacement, or if the seat should remain vacant until theoutcome of his race against Democrat Joe Biden is known.


You are here

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

American lawyer and jurist
Bill Maher's politics seem mostly aligned with the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but he thinks RBG messed up by not taking Barack Obama's "hint" to retire before he..
Credit: TMZ.com - Published 2 days ago

There were no eleventh-hour surprises -- Amy Coney Barrett got the votes she needed to be confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States, which is now..
Credit: TMZ.com - Published 4 days ago

Related news from verified sources

A towering women's rights champion, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered around the world.
on September 19, 2020 • SBS

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of cancer on Friday evening, reportedly said it was her "most fervent wish" that she not be replaced until...
on September 19, 2020 • SBS

Leading Australian abortion rights advocate Wendy McCarthy says she is enraged that the death of women's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg could lead to a...
on September 25, 2020 • SBS

Related videos from verified sources

Amy Coney Barrett Is Now Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett 00:38
Video credit: Wochit Business - Published 4 days ago 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mural Goes Up On Michigan Avenue 00:30
Video credit: CBS 2 Chicago - Published 5 days ago 

RBG's Coauthored Book To Be Released 00:32
Video credit: Wochit - Published 2 weeks ago 

You might like