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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 1933-2020

"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made."- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1993 until her death in September 2020 at the age of 87. Ginsburg was the second woman ever appointed to the Supreme Court, following Sandra Day O’Connor (who served from 1981 to her retirement in 2006). Ginsburg is particularly known for her work on the legal fight for women’s rights and as co-founder of the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU. Ginsburg not only overcame her own difficulty in finding employment due to her gender but managed to earn a seat on the most prestigious court in the country, the absolute pinnacle of a legal career.

If you’d like to read in depth about her life and career, we have a selection of materials to acknowledge and celebrate her trailblazing ways.

                        

 

                  

  • Sisters in Law: how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world by Linda Hirshman- physical book; Hoopla ebook
  • Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law- Overdrive ebook
  • I Know this to be True- Ruth Bader Ginsburg edited by Geoff Blackwell and Ruth Hobday- Hoopla ebook
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg In Her Own Words edited by Helena Hunt- Hoopla ebook

 

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