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Author De Hart, Jane Sherron.

Title Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life / Jane Sherron de Hart.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  347.2634 G435Bd 2018    ---  DUE 05-12-23
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Biography  BIO Ginsburg    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 723 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Summary "The life and legal career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-694) and index.
Contents Preface: An American icon -- Part I. Becoming Ruth -- Celia's daughter -- Cornell and Marty -- Learning the law on male turf -- Sailing in "unchartered waters" -- The making of a feminist advocate -- Seizing the moment -- Part II. Mounting a campaign -- A first breakthrough -- Setting up shop and strategy -- Part III. Learning under fire -- "The case that got away" -- A "near great leap forward" -- Coping with a setback -- Part IV. Moving forward -- Getting back on track -- Moving forward on shifting political ground -- Part V. Becoming judge and justice -- An unexpected cliff-hanger -- The 107th justice -- Mother of the regiment -- "I cannot agree" -- Part VI. Standing firm -- Persevering in hard times -- Losing Marty and leading the minority -- Race matters -- The right thing to do -- A hobbled court -- An election and a presidency like no other -- Epilogue: Legacy.
Subject Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.
Women judges -- United States -- Biography.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
LAW / Constitutional.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.
Other Form: Online version: De Hart, Jane Sherron. Ruth Bader Ginsburg New York : Knopf, 2018 9780525521594 (DLC) 2018005358
ISBN 9781400040483

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