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

By ORTIZ, Victoria

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9780544973640
Publisher
Clarion


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2019  |  Middle To High School

Gr 6 Up—This accessible and engaging biography of the Supreme Court Justice successfully weaves together information about her life and major court cases in which she had significant influence. Each of the 10 chapters highlights a different court case and a segment of Bader Ginsburg's life, including her academic pursuits, experiences as a woman facing blatant gender discrimination, and her marriage to Martin Ginsburg. The many challenges Bader Ginsburg faced as a person of the Jewish faith growing up during the time of World War I...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on June 1, 2019

Since her appointment to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a hero to many Americans for her progressive positions on cases involving free speech, freedom from discrimination, and gender equality. Ortiz's volume is a good introduction to Ginsburg's life, along with being a fine primer for studying the United States Constitution. Each chapter opens with an important Supreme Court case, switching midway to events in Ginsburg's biograp...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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