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Justice, justice thou shalt pursue : a life's work fighting for a more perfect union / Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Amanda L. Tyler.

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John P. Webster Library - West Hartford KF 8745 .G56 A3 2021 (Text to phone) 30401147764660 Adult New Book Available -

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Tribute to Herma Hill Kay : Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- In conversation : Amanda L. Tyler and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Moritz v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue -- Brief / Frontiero v. Richardson -- Oral argument / Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld, oral argument -- On the nomination of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States : Herma Hill Kay, United States v. Virginia Bench, announcement majority opinion, Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Bench Announcement, dissenting opinion, Shelby County v. Holder, bench announcement, dissenting opinion, Burwell v. Hobby, lobby stores, Inc., bench announcement, dissenting opinion -- Lessons learned from Louis D. Brandeis, remarks at the Genesis Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony, remarks at a naturalization ceremony.
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"In the fall of 2019, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited the University of California, Berkeley School of Law to deliver the first annual Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture in honor of her friend, the late Herma Hill Kay, with whom Ginsburg had coauthored the very first casebook on sex-based discrimination in 1974. Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue is the result of a period of collaboration between Ginsburg and Amanda L. Tyler, a Berkeley Law professor and former Ginsburg law clerk. During her visit to Berkeley, Justice Ginsburg told her life story in conversation with Tyler. In this collection, the two bring together that conversation and other materials-many previously unpublished-that share details from Justice Ginsburg's family life and long career. These include notable briefs and oral arguments, some of Ginsburg's last speeches, and her favorite opinions that she wrote as a Supreme Court justice (many in dissent), along with the statements that she read from the bench in those important cases. Each document was chosen by Ginsburg and Tyler to tell the story of the litigation strategy and optimistic vision that were at the heart of Ginsburg's unwavering commitment to the achievement of "a more perfect Union." In a decades-long career, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an advocate and jurist for gender equality and for ensuring that the United States Constitution leaves no person behind. Her work transformed not just the American legal landscape, but American society more generally. Ginsburg labored tirelessly to promote a Constitution that is ever more inclusive and that allows every individual to achieve their full human potential. As revealed in these pages, in the area of gender rights, Ginsburg dismantled long-entrenched systems of discrimination based on outdated stereotypes by showing how such laws hold back both genders. And as also shown in the materials brought together here, Justice Ginsburg had a special ability to appreciate how the decisions of the high court impact the lived experiences of everyday Americans. The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in September 2020 as this book was heading into production was met with a public outpouring of grief. With her death, the country lost a hero and national treasure whose incredible life and legacy made the United States a more just society and one in which "We the People," for whom the Constitution is written, includes everyone"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.
Judges > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue : A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union
Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue : A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union
by Ginsburg, Ruth Bader; Tyler, Amanda L.
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Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue : A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been an associate justice of the Supreme Court since 1993. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in New York City in 1933. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is a graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government, began her legal studies at Harvard University Law School and finished at Columbia University with a Bachelor of Laws degree. After law school she became a professor. She taught civil procedures at Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School. She was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in 1980. In 1993, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the US Supreme Court. She has been awarded three honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, from Willamette University in 2009, from Princeton University in 2010, and Harvard University in 2011. Ruth Bader Ginsburg remained an active member of the US Supreme Court until her death on September 18, 2020 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography)


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