“Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera: ‘My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.'” The obituary to start with is the one from her close friend, Nina Totenberg: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87.

+ A 5-Decade-Long Friendship That Began With A Phone Call.