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When Ruth Bader Ginsburg was confirmed to the US Supreme Court in 1993, she became the 2nd woman and 1st Jewish female to serve on the highest court in the land. She is credited with inspiring the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, signed into law by President Obama, which makes it easier for employees to fight pay discrimination. She continued to serve on the Supreme Court through multiple bouts with cancer, famously working with a personal trainer to help her regain her strength. She also became known for wearing her signature neck collars over her black robe, and became a pop-culture icon in her later years. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2002.