Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser statement on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sept. 18, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.)—Attorney General Phil Weiser, who served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg, released the following statement about her passing:
“Our nation mourns the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic leader, jurist, and role model. Justice Ginsburg changed my life, teaching me about equal justice under the law and what outstanding legal work looks like—an important life-long lesson. For millions around the world, her memory will continue to be a blessing.
“Justice Ginsburg’s passing on the eve of the Jewish New Year adds further meaning to a time that calls out for healing and renewal. My heart aches for her family and the broader family of clerks and mentees who have lost a devoted teacher and inspiration. I will miss her deeply and will continue to work to meet her high expectations for justice and rigorous legal work.”
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