Before she was “notorious,” she was a young Brooklynite.
Born on March 15, 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg grew up in the borough.
She has since become one of the most well-known justices on the Supreme Court. She was appointed by former President Bill Clinton in 1993, becoming the first Jewish justice since the retirement of Justice Abe Fortas and the second woman justice to join the bench.
Ginsburg, 86, is now one of three women on the bench.
Here are seven more things to know about Ginsburg.