The news that Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing has led tributes pouring in from around the world for the US Supreme Court judge.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was a champion of women's rights and an advocate for the advancement of gender equality.
The news of her death has been met by tributes from political leaders and admirers from around the world, with Barack Obama saying that 'Justice Ginsburg inspired the generations who followed her, from the tiniest trick-or-treaters to law students burning the midnight oil to the most powerful leaders in the land.' A statement by the Embassy of Ireland said that 'Our sincere condolences to the family of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a jurist who inspired people across Ireland & the wider world, as in the United States. May she rest in peace.'
Our sincere condolences to the family of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a jurist who inspired people across Ireland & the wider world, as in the United States. May she rest in peace.
— Embassy of Ireland USA (@IrelandEmbUSA) September 19, 2020
If you would like to learn more about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life and career, a 2018 documentary about her is available on Netflix. Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, RBG won an Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and was nominated for BAFTA for Best Documentary.
RGB is available on Netflix now and you can watch the trailer below...