Ruth Bader Ginsburg's biggest women's rights cases centered around money

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's famous women's rights cases centered around money

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Supreme Court justice and pop culture icon.

There's even a new Hollywood movie about her early experiences fighting for women's rights.

Even before serving on the high court, Ginsburg proved instrumental in breaking down a rigid framework of gender discrimination woven deep within American law.

Less known, is that cases dealing with money became a central tool in her arsenal.

Watch the video above to learn about some of the landmark cases RBG argued and how they've influenced society today.

— CNBC's Valerie Block and Tucker Higgins contributed to this story.