The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has come to be revered not only as one of the greatest legal minds of our time, but as a respected and admired pop culture icon. This lavishly illustrated unofficial pictorial retrospective celebrates her inspirational life and barrier-breaking, history-making achievements. Ginsburg's narrative of strength, independence, and inspiring others is told primarily through insightful commentary and carefully curated images. It covers her formative years growing up in Brooklyn; her family bonds; her early academic and professional life; her marriage and partnership with Martin Ginsburg; her landmark cases; and the prejudice she overcame to reach the pinnacle of her field as the second woman to ascend to the country's highest court. It also highlights her many firsts--including her becoming the first female tenured professor at Columbia Law School and cofounding the first Women's Rights Project for the ACLU. With 130 photographs, highlights from notable speeches and judicial opinions, and a foreword by award-winning filmmaker Mimi Leder--director of the RBG biographical feature film On the Basis of Sex--this book pays tribute to Ginsburg, whose work on behalf of gender equality--and whose unprecedented career itself--indelibly changed American society. "--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York :, Sterling,, [2018]
Description: vii, 198 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
ISBN: 9781454933328
1454933321
Branch Call Number: 347.7326 Gin
Additional Contributors: Leder, Mimi, 1952-
Measom, Christopher.

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