James Taylor to perform at awards ceremony for Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week
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James Taylor is set to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgFive takeaways from Trump's trip to India Justices bar Mexican parents from suing over fatal cross-border shooting of teen Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Arizona man MORE at a star-studded awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., this week.

The "Fire and Rain" singer is poised to perform at the LBJ Liberty & Justice for All Award ceremony at the Library of Congress on Thursday.

The award from the nonprofit LBJ Foundation is given to "those who carry on President Johnson’s legacy, regardless of party affiliation, personifying the mission he defined as our country’s most basic: 'to right wrong, to do justice, to serve man.' "


Among those expected at the awards gala for 86-year-old Ginsburg: "Crazy Rich Asians" star Constance Wu, "The View's" Sunny HostinSunny HostinOcasio-Cortez defends Sanders running as a Democrat: It's 'more than what you call yourself' James Taylor to perform at awards ceremony for Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week Whoopi Goldberg on fight with Meghan McCain: 'Sometimes it goes off the rails' MORE, actress Holland Taylor, NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg and journalist and former White House press secretary Bill Moyers.

Previous recipients of the award include former Presidents Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter6 ways the primary fight is toughening up Democrats for the fall general election The Hill's Morning Report - Democrats duke it out during Nevada debate New Hampshire only exacerbates Democratic Party agita MORE and George H.W. Bush, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Stone judge under pressure over calls for new trial MORE (D-Calif.), the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain says Steyer should drop out: 'I hate that guy' Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' GOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman MORE (R-Ariz.), Rep. John LewisJohn LewisTrump administration mulls expelling Chinese journalists after WSJ reporters banned: report Obama sends birthday wishes to John Lewis: 'Thanks for making good trouble' Minnesota congressman diagnosed with cancer MORE (D-Ga.) and the late Rep. John DingellJohn DingellOverwhelming majority of voters say civility is needed in politics Lawmakers discuss how to work together in midst of impeachment fight James Taylor to perform at awards ceremony for Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week MORE (D-Mich.). 

—Updated Wednesday at 2:56 p.m.