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READ: Supreme Court justices offer tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

READ: Supreme Court justices offer tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Fellow justices on the Supreme Court lauded their late colleague Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgPence seeks to lift GOP in battle for Senate 'Packing' federal courts is already a serious problem McConnell and Schumer's relationship shredded after court brawl MORE in a series of statements released after her death on Friday.

Chief Justice John Roberts praised Ginsburg as "a tireless and resolute champion of justice," while other judges shared memories of Ginsburg and offered tributes to the longtime liberal justice.

"The most difficult part of a long tenure is watching colleagues decline and pass away. And, the passing of my dear colleague, Ruth, is profoundly difficult and so very sad," Justice Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasSupreme Court rejects Trump effort to shorten North Carolina mail-ballot deadline Supreme Court won't fast-track GOP bid to block Pennsylvania mail ballot extension 'Packing' federal courts is already a serious problem MORE, who hails from the court's conservative wing, said in a statement.

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Justice Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorLawsuit claims census supervisors pressured workers to falsify data Barrett to use Supreme Court chambers previously used by Ruth Bader Ginsburg Justice Barrett's baptism by fire: Protecting the integrity of elections MORE noted that Ginsburg, who was just the second woman nominated to the court when she was confirmed in 1993, "left a legacy few could rival."

Read the justices' full statements below: