It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. No words could truly express how the loss makes us feel.
Georg Fabricius Once Wrote:
"Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold."
So that's what we will share, Below are just some, not all, but some of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Achievements, and may this forever stand as a monument of hope and love in her honor.
1959-1961 - Law clerk to a judge in the US District Court, Southern District of New York.
1961-1963 - Research associate and associate director, Project of International Procedure at Columbia Law School.
1963-1972 - Professor at Rutgers University School of Law.
1972-1980 - Professor at Columbia University School of Law. She is the first woman to be hired with tenure at Columbia University School of Law.
1973-1980 - General counsel for the ACLU.
1977-1978 - Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California.
1980-1993 - Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
August 10, 1993 - Is sworn in as Supreme Court justice filling the seat held by Justice Byron White..
December 12, 2000 - Is one of the four dissenting votes in Bush v. Gore which resolves the disputed 2000 presidential election in favor of Texas Governor George W. Bush.
October 5, 2002 - Is inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.
January 26, 2007 - In a speech at Suffolk Law School, Ginsburg says she dislikes being the only woman on the Supreme Court. Ginsburg says she has disagreed with former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor "on a lot of important questions, but we have had the experience of growing up women and we have certain sensitivities that our male colleagues lack."
August 9, 2010 - Receives the American Bar Association's highest honor, the ABA medal.
August 31, 2013 - Becomes the first Supreme Court justice to officiate at a same-sex marriage ceremony.
July 11, 2016 - Criticizes Donald Trump, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a "faker." A few days later, she issues an apology and says the remarks were inappropriate for a judge to make.
January 2018 - Indicates, by the hiring of law clerks for at least two more terms, the intention to stay on the Supreme Court bench at least until 2020.
July 29, 2018 - During a speaking appearance, Ginsburg says she plans to stay on the Supreme Court for "at least five more years."
October 23, 2019 - Ginsburg wins the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture for her contributions to social justice and general equality. The $1 million award for championing human rights will go to a nonprofit of her choosing.
February 10, 2020 - Ginsburg suggests that the deadline to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment as a constitutional amendment has expired and that the decades long effort must start anew. "I would like to see a new beginning," Ginsburg told an audience at Georgetown University Law Center.
August 26, 2020 - Ginsburg is selected as this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal "for her efforts to advance liberty and equality for all."
Information Source - CNN
Photo Credit - Ron Edmonds/AP
We lost an amazing equality champion today. Our hearts are heavy. We hope that others will be inspired to step up and keep fighting to the best of our abilities, as she did.
"I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability."
-Ruth Bader Ginsberg