Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead at 87
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, the Court announced late Friday, Sept. 18.
It is assumed the justice died as a result of pancreatic cancer. She had beaten several forms of cancer five different times including colon cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer first in 2009, but a recent biopsy in July revealed lesions on her liver. Ginsberg said at that chemotherapy was yielding “positive results,” but doctors confided the medical regimen she was on was “not curative.”
The senior member of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, Ginsburg was appointed as a Supreme Court Justice by President Bill Clinton in 1993. She was the second woman appointed to the Court following Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
Details will follow following Rosh Hashanah.