9781107477131 (ebook) 9781107062467 (hardback) 9781107684836 (paperback)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a legal icon. In more than four decades as a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the US Supreme Court, Ginsburg has influenced the law and society in real and permanent ways. This book chronicles and evaluates the remarkable achievements Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made over the past half century. Including chapters written by prominent court watchers and leading scholars from law, political science, and history, it offers diverse perspectives on an array of doctrinal areas and on different time periods in Ginsburg's career. Together, these perspectives document the impressive legacy of one of the most important figures in modern law.
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Notes on a life / Nina Totenberg Ruth Bader Ginsburg : law professor extraordinaire / Herma Hill Kay Before Frontiero there was Reed : Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the constitutional transformation of the twentieth century / Linda K. Kerber Struck by stereotype : Ruth Bader Ginsburg on pregnancy discrimination as sex discrimination / Neil S. Siegel and Reva B. Siegel Postscript by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beyond the tough guise : Justice Ginsburg's reconstructive feminism / Joan C. Williams "Seg academies," taxes, and Judge Ginsburg / Stephen B. Cohen A more perfect union : sex. race, and the VMI case / Cary Franklin Barriers to entry and justice Ginsburg's criminal procedure jurisprudence / Lisa Kern Griffin A liberal justice's limits : Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the American criminal justice system / Aziz Z. Huq A revolution in jurisdiction / Scott Dodson Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the interaction of legal systems / Paul Schiff Berman The once and future federalist / Deborah Jones Merritt Reflections on the confirmation journey of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, summer 1993 / Robert A. Katzmann Justice Ginsburg : demosprudence through dissent / Lani Guinier Oral argument as a bridge between the briefs and the court's opinion / Tom Goldstein Fire and ice : Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the least likely firebrand / Dahlia Lithwick.