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Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg Refused to Step Down

New York Times Magazine

21 Sep 2020

David Newman spoke to the New York Times Magazine for an article discussing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s love for her job and why she never wanted to resign.

“I think [Justice Sandra Day] O’Connor’s departure served as something of a cautionary tale for Justice Ginsburg,” David said. “She still had a lot she wanted to see accomplished.”

“Her life revolved around love of her work,” he added. “If you had a camera trained on her 24/7 the year I was a clerk, you would have seen her during almost all her waking hours reading, writing, editing, giving speeches – immersed in the law and the craft of judging.”

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