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Description - Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Work by Victoria Ortiz

The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with b/w archival photographs. Dramatically narrated case histories from Justice Ginsburg's stellar career are interwoven with an account of RBG's life - childhood, family, beliefs, education, marriage, legal and judicial career, children, and achievements - and her many-faceted personality is captured. The cases described, many involving young people, demonstrate her passionate concern for gender equality, fairness, and our constitutional rights. Notes, bibliography, index. AGES: 12 plus AUTHOR: Victoria Ortiz graduated from Barnard College and the City University of New York Law School. She has worked as a high school teacher, as a college teacher, as an attorney, and as dean of students at several law schools. Her published work includes Spanish for Lawyers (2012), a unique manual for law students and lawyers who need to discuss legal matters in this useful language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780544973640
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 0mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Clarion Books
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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