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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a pioneer of women’s rights and a liberal icon of the US supreme court. Her death last week will change the political balance of the court and has rocked the US election campaign with just weeks to go

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has rocked the US election with just weeks to go till polling day. The liberal icon on the supreme court was at the centre of the expansion of women’s and LGBT rights and voting rights for African Americans but her now vacant seat is likely to be filled by a far more conservative figure picked by Donald Trump.

It has led to a wave of anguish among liberals who fear that changes, particularly on abortion rights, could be rolled back. Moira Donegan tells Anushka Asthana that amid the mourning for an extraordinary life, the politics of selecting judges for the supreme court has never been more politicised.

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