NLADA Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

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Release Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2020

(Washington, DC) Jo-Ann Wallace, president & CEO, National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), issued the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“Our hearts are broken.  Our nation has lost a pioneer for equality and justice. Justice Ginsburg’s dedication to ensuring the fair treatment of everyone, regardless of gender, race, color, creed or income is an inspiration to the entire equal justice community. Paving the way for countless numbers of woman in the law, her impact on our legal system and our society is immeasurable. Her legacy will never fade; she is an important part of our nation’s rich history of struggle and triumph. 

“NLADA sends its deepest sympathies and respects to Justice Bader Ginsburg's family.”