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Ginsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton and took office in 1993, becoming the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court after Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
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The country's highest judicial body, the Supreme Court of the United States was established in 1789 and consists of nine justices.
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On May 26, 2009, President Barack Obama announces his nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. When Sotomayor was sworn in on August 8, she became the first Hispanic justice to serve on the Supreme Court.
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