Bloomberg Law
Sept. 9, 2019, 11:48 PM

Not Always Easy Being RBG, Ginsburg Jokes About Celebrity

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joked that her celebrity life as “The Notorious RBG” isn’t all packed auditoriums and standing rounds of applause.

“I must say, sometimes it can be a little overbearing when everyone wants to take my picture though I’m 86 years old,” Ginsburg said Monday evening at the University of Chicago.

In more serious comments, Ginsburg at the event expressed exasperation over the long odds of enacting a number of changes in U.S. law and civic life, ranging from a less-contentious Supreme Court confirmation process to campaign finance reform.

“I don’t know what it will ...

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