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Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Work

Written & illustrated by Victoria Ortiz
Published by Clarion Books
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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.

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Victoria Ortiz

<b>Victoria Ortiz</b> 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 <i>Spanish for Lawyers </i>(2012), a unique manual for law students and lawyers who need to discuss legal matters in this useful language. Now retired, Ms. Ortiz lives in the Bay Area with her wife.

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ISBN:
9780544973640
Publication Date:
June 4, 2019
ASIN/ISBN 10:
054497364X

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