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Duchess of Sussex calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg a “true inspiration”

The Duchess of Sussex has called late US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, “a true inspiration.”

American-born Meghan issued a statement on Saturday following the death of the 87-year-old judge who died after a battle with cancer on 18 September.

She told People: “With an incomparable and indelible legacy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will forever be known as a woman of brilliance, a Justice of courage, and a human of deep conviction.

“She has been a true inspiration to me since I was a girl. Honor her, remember her, act for her.”

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Ginsburg was only the second woman to be placed on the Supreme Court and was admired by both conservatives and liberals alike for her brilliant legal mind. She was considered a trailblazer for women and was a known feminist.

She died surrounded by her family in Washington D.C. from complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Her cancer returned in February of this year, and she vowed to continue her duties on the bench for as long as she was able. Before her death, she was the oldest member of the Supreme Court and the fourth oldest serving Supreme Court Justice in US history.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex now reside in Meghan’s hometown of Los Angeles, California. Meghan has been encouraging her fellow Americans to get out and vote during the upcoming November election, but she has not endorsed a candidate.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. She's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.