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Chief justice honors Ginsburg: 'When she spoke, people listened'

Added 09-23-20 12:57:02pm EST - “Chief Supreme Court Justice John Roberts honored late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a private ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court on Wednesday.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Chief justice honors Ginsburg: 'When she spoke, people listened'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Chief Supreme Court Justice John Roberts honored late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgPelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare House passes bill to avert shutdown Democrats urge Biden to resist filibuster, court-packing calls MORE during a private ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court on Wednesday. 

Roberts said he remembers Ginsburg, who died of complications from pancreatic cancer on Friday, as “tough, brave, a fighter, a winner” but also “thoughtful, careful, compassionate, honest.”

“Her voice in court and in our conference room was soft, but when she spoke, people listened,” Roberts said.

Ginsburg was the second woman to be appointed to the high court and served as a justice for more than 27 years. 

Ginsburg’s flag-draped casket was carrier into the Great Hall Wednesday morning, past her former law clerks who lined the steps. After the ceremony, Ginsburg’s casket was placed at the top of the court’s front steps so that the public could pay their respects while adhering to public health guidelines. 

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