BREAKING: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
The court says that she died at her home in Washington, D.C. surrounded by her loved ones.
She was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton.
Ginsburg spent her final years on the bench as the unquestioned leader of the court’s liberal wing.
Justice Ginsburg spent a large portion of her career as an advocate for the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights.
She was known for her progressive views on social issues that often divided the country, including abortion rights, same sex marriage, voting rights, immigration, health care and affirmative action.
Ginsburg was 87-years-old.