It wasn’t always exactly smooth sailing for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, either. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was first in her class, but struggled to find a job. Ruth Bader Ginsburg often chose to take cases that (seemingly) benefited men …For Ginsburg, the gender of her plaintiff didn’t matter. Ruth Bader Ginsburg developed a lifelong friendship with one of her most notable clients. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia really were “best buddies.”Fans of both Ginsburg and the late Antonin Scalia had a hard time wrapping their heads around the duo’s unshakeable bond.