Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wins $1M Prize For Her Profound Impact On Human Life

Above the Law | 10/23/2019 | Staci Zaretsky
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By grit and determination, brains, courage, compassion and a fiery commitment to justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg rose from modest beginnings to become one of the most respected, and most beloved, jurists of our time. She inspires women and men of all ages to realize that a democracy thrives to the extent that it provides every citizen equal footing to achieve their dreams. Justice Ginsburg has few peers in advancing the cause of human equality through the law.

— Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania and Berggruen Prize Juror, in remarks given following the announcement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the winner of the 2019 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture. Ginsburg was chosen from a pool of more than 500 nominees, and the $1 million award is given each year to...
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