Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime member of the United States Supreme Court, has died at the age of 87, the Supreme Court confirmed in a statement.
Ginsburg has been a justice on the nation’s highest court since being appointed by President Bill Clinton. She was just the second woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
“Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. “Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice.”
Ginsburg has been in and out of the hospital for the last several months as she battled metastatic pancreas cancer.
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