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1959: The Columbia Law School yearbook portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who graduates tied for first in the Class of 1959. Scanned from printed yearbook. Ruth Bader Ginsburg earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1959, after having completed two years of study at Harvard Law School. Her husband, Martin Ginsburg, had taken a job at a Manhattan law firm, and in 1958 they moved to New York with their young daughter, Jane, now a Columbia Law School professor in intellectual property law. Justice Ginsburg was one of only 11 women in the graduating class (of 288) and the only woman on the Columbia Law Reivew that year. Photo: Columbia Law School

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, died from complications of metastatic pancreas cancer Friday, according to a court spokeswoman.

First nominated to the high court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, she would become the second woman justice to be nominated in the court’s history.

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