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Commemorating RBG’s Birthday

Posted on Mar 12, 2021 in News & Reports, Press Releases

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once said, “I’m a very strong believer in listening and learning from others.”

Justice Ginsburg’s legacy and teachings live on as The National Judicial College begins its newly-created Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture series on Monday, March 15, at 11 a.m. Hawaii time. It would have been RBG’s 88th birthday.

Deborah Jones Merritt, distinguished professor of law at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, will be the inaugural RBG lecturer. She clerked for both Justice Ginsburg on the D.C. Circuit and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court.

While we continue to mourn the loss of Justice Ginsburg, we can honor her memory by demonstrating our own commitment to lifelong learning about the principles of equal justice. As we pursue justice for all, I hope you are inspired by the courageous principles by which she lived and administered the rule of law.

 

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