According to NPR, the Justice of Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87. The cause of the death of the Justice of Supreme court has been revealed as the complications from Cancer. She has been battling with the deadly disease caused in the pancreas for years and had undergone several surgeries that required her to step aside of the court.
Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter, Clara Spera, days before her death, that her most fervent wish is that she will not be replaced until a new president is installed as you all may be aware that the presidential election of the year 2020, are slated to be held on November 3, Tuesday.
She was nominated to the Supreme Court in the year 1993 by Bill Clinton, who was the then-president, serving 27 years as a justice on the highest judicial body of America. Also, she was the second woman to ever serve in the Supreme Court, following the previous lady justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. The earlier years of the justice as a lawyer fighting for the rights of women were dramatised in the 2018 movie named, On the Basis of Sex. Felicity Jones portrayed the role of Ginsburg in that film.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg | U.S. Supreme Court Justice Passes Away At 87
Ginsburg managed to become a celebrity and a hero of the feminists over the years, and she has also made appearances on the talk shows like The Late Show with Stephen Colbert by CBS, where she shared here routine workout with Stephen in her 2018 appearance on the show.
She has also been a subject of the 2018 documentary RBG, the production of which was done by CNN films and earned Oscar nominations for Best Original Song and Best Documentary Feature.
SNL’s Kate McKinnon played the role of Ginsburg in a series of sketches and Weekend Update appearances on the NBC sketch show.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday due to metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington DC. She was surrounded by her family at the time when she died. Earlier this year, she revealed that she was undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of the metastatic pancreatic cancer.
She was the oldest justice and the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court, where she gave a service of 27 years.
The Chief Justice, John Roberts, said in a statement that they had lost a cherished colleague.