On This Date in Legal History

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.

The swearing-in of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

The swearing-in of Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

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.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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