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Barrett to use Supreme Court chambers previously used by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Barrett to use Supreme Court chambers previously used by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Newly confirmed Justice Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettThe Jan. 6 case for ending the Senate filibuster Laurence Tribe: Justice Thomas is out of order on 2020 election McConnell backs Garland for attorney general MORE will use the Supreme Court chambers formerly occupied by the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgMcConnell backs Garland for attorney general A powerful tool to take on the Supreme Court — if Democrats use it right Fauci says he was nervous about catching COVID-19 in Trump White House MORE, a court spokesperson said Tuesday.

The court also said Ginsburg’s five law clerks are now working for Justices Stephen BreyerStephen BreyerSupreme Court weighs police power to conduct warrantless searches A powerful tool to take on the Supreme Court — if Democrats use it right Supreme Court clears way for extradition of alleged Ghosn escape plotters MORE, Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorJudge whose son was killed by gunman says Sotomayor also targeted A powerful tool to take on the Supreme Court — if Democrats use it right Supreme Court grants Alabama death row inmate's request for pastor MORE and Elena KaganElena KaganA powerful tool to take on the Supreme Court — if Democrats use it right Supreme Court grants Alabama death row inmate's request for pastor Supreme Court lifts some restrictions on California church services MORE.

Barrett officially became the nation’s newest justice Tuesday when she took the judicial oath, administered by Chief Justice John Roberts, during a private ceremony.

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She immediately came under political pressure when she was asked by a county in Pennsylvania to recuse herself from participating in a dispute over the state's mail-ballot extension.

The Senate voted 52-48 on Monday to confirm Barrett to fill the vacancy left by Ginsburg following the liberal stalwart’s death from cancer on Sept. 18.

Barrett is the first justice in modern history to be confirmed without bipartisan support, underscoring Democratic frustration with the GOP push to confirm her and misgivings about her judicial philosophy.

As a staunch conservative, Barrett is expected to cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the court.