This page contains news items relating to Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Fast facts:

  • Notable opinions; United States v. Virginia (1996), Olmstead v. L.C. (1999), and Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc. (2000).
  • Bachelor’s degree at Cornell University
  • Married and became a mother before starting law school at Harvard
  • Transferred to Columbia Law School, graduated joint first in her class
  • Professor at Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School
  • Volunteer for American Civil Liberties Union
  • President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit