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Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

By: McCaffrey, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Women of Achievement: Publisher: New York : Infobase Publishing, 2010Description: 1 online resource (137 p.).ISBN: 9781438134758.Subject(s): Ginsburg, Ruth Bader | Judges -- United States -- Biography | United States. Supreme Court -- Biography | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: U.S. Supreme Court JusticeDDC classification: 347.73/2634 | 347.732634 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; 1: An Announcement in the Rose Garden; 2: Tragedy and Achievement: The Early Years; 3: A Legal Mind Takes Shape; 4: Lawyer and Professor; 5: The ACLU''s Women''s Rights Project; 6: The U.S. Court of Appeals; 7: To the Supreme Court; 8: Her First Days on the Bench; 9: Bush v. Gore and the War on Terror; 10: Standing Her Ground; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Further Resources; Picture Credits; Index; About the Author
Summary: Ruth Bader Ginsburg overcame discrimination and tragedy to become the second female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Raised in a working-class family in Brooklyn, New York, she graduated with a law degree from Columbia University. Despite her accomplishments, she found many doors of opportunity closed to her as a Jewish woman. Undaunted, she became one of the nation''s first female law professors. Later, as head of the American Civil Liberties Union''s Women''s Rights Project, Ginsburg argued and won numerous cases before the Supreme Court. Appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 1980, Ginsburg served there for 13 years before President Bill Clinton nominated her to the nation''s highest court in 1993. During her years on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg has cemented her legacy as one of the most influential figures in American legal history. In Ruth Bader Ginsburg: U.S. Supreme Court Justice, learn how this trailblazing woman overcame obstacles to secure her position on the highest court in the United States.
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Cover; Contents; 1: An Announcement in the Rose Garden; 2: Tragedy and Achievement: The Early Years; 3: A Legal Mind Takes Shape; 4: Lawyer and Professor; 5: The ACLU''s Women''s Rights Project; 6: The U.S. Court of Appeals; 7: To the Supreme Court; 8: Her First Days on the Bench; 9: Bush v. Gore and the War on Terror; 10: Standing Her Ground; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Further Resources; Picture Credits; Index; About the Author

Ruth Bader Ginsburg overcame discrimination and tragedy to become the second female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Raised in a working-class family in Brooklyn, New York, she graduated with a law degree from Columbia University. Despite her accomplishments, she found many doors of opportunity closed to her as a Jewish woman. Undaunted, she became one of the nation''s first female law professors. Later, as head of the American Civil Liberties Union''s Women''s Rights Project, Ginsburg argued and won numerous cases before the Supreme Court. Appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 1980, Ginsburg served there for 13 years before President Bill Clinton nominated her to the nation''s highest court in 1993. During her years on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg has cemented her legacy as one of the most influential figures in American legal history. In Ruth Bader Ginsburg: U.S. Supreme Court Justice, learn how this trailblazing woman overcame obstacles to secure her position on the highest court in the United States.

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