On August 2, 1993, President Clinton’s nomination of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court was brought to the Senate floor. Read what Senators had to say about her qualifications in the Congressional Record at http://1.usa.gov/1OH7CPk.
On August 3, her nomination was confirmed by a vote of 96 to 3. Find the Senate roll call vote at http://1.usa.gov/1MEpKMc. On August 10, 1993, Judge Ginsburg (also known as the “Notorious R.B.G.”) was sworn in as the 107th Supreme Court Justice.