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President Clinton was impressed by Ginsburg's life story, and praised her for her efforts in advancing women's rights.

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Q: Why was Ruth Bader Ginsburg nominated to the US Supreme Court?
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Who is Ruth bader?

Ruth bader ginsburg is on the supreme court. she is a judge


How did Ruth Bader Ginsburg die?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still very much alive and serves as an associate justice on the Supreme Court.


How many women are currently on the US Supreme Court?

There are currently three women on the US Supreme Court.Ruth Bader GinsburgAssociate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was nominated by President Clinton in 1993 to replace retiring Justice Byron White.Prior to joining the Court, Ginsburg spent thirteen years as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, volunteered as a lawyer with the ACLU, and taught at Rutger's University Law School and at her alma mater, Columbia Law School.Ginsburg was the second woman appointed to the US Supreme Court.Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to fill the vacant seat of retired Justice David H. Souter. Justice Sotomayor was approved by a Senate vote of 68-31 and sworn-in on August 8, 2009.Sotomayor is a 1979 graduate of Yale Law School who, contrary to rumor, passed the bar exam on her first attempt.Prior to joining the Court, Sotomayor spent nine years in private practice before President George H. W. Bush nominated her for an opening on the US District for the Southern District of New York in 1992. In 1998, she was commissioned to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, making her the Supreme Court justice with the most lower-court judicial experience.Sotomayor is the first Latina and only the third female justice appointed in the Supreme Court's history.Elena KaganPresident Obama nominated US Solicitor General Elena Kagan on May 9, 2010, to succeed Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who retired from the Court on June 29. The Senate Judiciary Committee recommended Kagan's by a vote of 13-6; she was confirmed by a full Senate vote of 63-37 on Thursday, August 5, 2010.Kagan, who is the fourth woman to join the US Supreme Court, will also increase the female census on the bench to three for the first time in history. She is expected to take the Oaths of Office on August 7, 2010.President Obama also appointed Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the Court, in 2009.


Which US President nominated Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court?

President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated former NAACP Legal Defense fund lawyer Thurgood Marshall to the US Supreme Court in 1967.


Who nominated Elena Kegan to the supreme court?

President Barack Obama nominted Elena Kegan to the Supreme Court on May 10,2010. She was sworn in on August 7,2010.

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Who was the female Clinton nominated to the US Supreme Court?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


What are the two names of Clinton's two Supreme Court appointees?

Supreme Court Justices' Ginsburg and Breyer were Clinton administration appointees. Ginsburg was nominated in 1993 and Breyer in 1994.


Who is Ruth bader?

Ruth bader ginsburg is on the supreme court. she is a judge


What is the supreme Court title of Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's official title is Associate Justiceof the Supreme Court of the United States; however, the associate justices are simply addressed to as "Justice," as in Justice Ginsburg.


How old is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 years old (birthdate: March 15, 1933).


How did Ruth Bader Ginsburg die?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still very much alive and serves as an associate justice on the Supreme Court.


Did Ruth Bader Ginsburg die?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still very much alive and serves as an associate justice on the Supreme Court.


Who is Ginsburg?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born on March 15, 1933


Who was Charles P Ginsburg?

He was nominated to the supreme court but was rejected


What was the date Ruth Bader Ginsburg retire?

She has not retired yet. She is still currently on the supreme court


When was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmed by the Senate?

President Bill Clinton nominated Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the US Supreme Court on June 14, 1993, to succeed justice Byron White. She was confirmed by a 96-3 Senate vote on August 5, 1993, and sworn in on August 10, 1993.


What was Ruth Bader Ginsburg's job before becoming a US Supreme Court justice?

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1980 until her appointment in 1993. Prior to that, Ginsburg served as General Counsel to the ACLU.