Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Equality’s Gracious Champion

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served 40 years on the federal bench. Her legacy is enduring and deep, but it can be summed up in two closely related concepts: equality for all persons, vindicated under the rule of law. Not since Thurgood Marshall has an American jurist left so profound a mark in serving these unifying ideals.

As her colleague for six years on the District of Columbia Circuit, I saw up close her legendary work ethic, her “all in” approach to preparation and opinion writing, her consummate efficiency and skill….

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