Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dies At Age 87


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, died on Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.

A statement form the court said Ginsburg died at her home in Washington, D.C., surrounded by family. She was 87.

“Our nation has lost a justice of historic stature,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. “We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. 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.”

Gov. Tim Walz ordered all Minnesota and U.S. flags to be flown at half staff immediately until sunset on the day of Ginsburg’s funeral.


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