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Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG
The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by Irin Carmon,Shana Knizhnik

  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2015-10-27
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0062415824
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Featured in the forthcoming documentary, RBG “The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously. . . . That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to [its] storytelling and panache.”— Jennifer Senior, New York Times Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame—she has only tried to make the world a little better and a little freer. But nearly a half-century into her career, something funny happened to the octogenarian: she won the internet. Across America, people who weren’t even born when Ginsburg first made her name as a feminist pioneer are tattooing themselves with her face, setting her famously searing dissents to music, and making viral videos in tribute. Notorious RBG, inspired by the Tumblr that amused the Justice herself and brought to you by its founder and an award-winning feminist journalist, is more than just a love letter. It draws on intimate access to Ginsburg's family members, close friends, colleagues, and clerks, as well an interview with the Justice herself. An original hybrid of reported narrative, annotated dissents, rare archival photos and documents, and illustrations, the book tells a never-before-told story of an unusual and transformative woman who transcends generational divides. As the country struggles with the unfinished business of gender equality and civil rights, Ginsburg stands as a testament to how far we can come with a little chutzpah.

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition
The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by Irin Carmon,Shana Knizhnik

  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2017-11-28
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0062797042
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG—whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name—is now available in a vibrant, full-color young readers’ edition. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become an icon to millions. Her tireless fight for equality and women’s rights has inspired not only great strides in the workforce but has impacted the law of the land. And now, perfect for a younger generation, comes an accessible biography of this fierce woman, detailing her searing dissents and powerful jurisprudence. This entertaining and insightful young readers’ edition mixes pop culture, humor, and expert analysis for a remarkable account of the indomitable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Heroine. Trailblazer. Pioneer.

Insights on Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik’s Notorious RBG

Insights on Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik’s Notorious RBG
A Book

by Swift Reads

  • Publisher : Swift Books LLC
  • Release : 2020-10-20
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Download now to get key insights from this book in 15 minutes. Nearly a half century into being a feminist and legal pioneer, something funny happened to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The octogenarian won the Internet. Across America, people who weren't even born when Ginsburg made her name are tattooing themselves with her face, setting her famously searing dissents to music, and making viral videos in tribute. In a class of its own, and much to Ginsburg's own amusement, is the Notorious RBG Tumblr, which juxtaposes the diminutive but fierce Jewish grandmother with the 350-pound rapper featuring original artwork submitted from around the world. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers a rich, intimate, unprecedented look at justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court - with the fierce dissents to match - get to know RBG as never before. As the country struggles with the unfinished business of gender equality and civil rights, Ginsburg stands as a testament to how far we can come with a little chutzpah.

Becoming RBG

Becoming RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice

by Debbie Levy

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2019-11-05
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1534424563
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon—a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace. She blazed trails to the peaks of the male-centric worlds of education and law, where women had rarely risen before. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has often said that true and lasting change in society and law is accomplished slowly, one step at a time. This is how she has evolved, too. Step by step, the shy little girl became a child who questioned unfairness, who became a student who persisted despite obstacles, who became an advocate who resisted injustice, who became a judge who revered the rule of law, who became…RBG.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Get to Know the Justice Who Speaks Her Mind

by John Joseph Micklos, Jr.

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2019
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1543568564
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Growing up, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was no stranger to being treated unfairly. After all, she was female and Jewish--two groups that faced discrimination at the time. But Ruth worked hard in school, finished first in her class, and eventually became only the second woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. She continues to stand up for the underdog, including fighting for women's rights and fair treatment of workers.

I Dissent

I Dissent
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (With Audio Recording)

by Debbie Levy

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2016-09-20
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 1481465600
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. This biographical picture book about the Notorious RBG, tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents, or disagreements.

The Company They Keep

The Company They Keep
How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court

by Neal Devins,Lawrence Baum

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 2019
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN : 0190278056
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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""The Company They Keep" advances a new way of thinking about Supreme Court decision-making. In so doing, it explains why today's Supreme Court is the first ever in which lines of ideological division are also partisan lines between justices appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents"--

Shortlisted

Shortlisted
Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court

by Hannah Brenner Johnson,Renee Knake Jefferson

  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 2020-05-12
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1479895911
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The inspiring and previously untold history of the women considered—but not selected—for the US Supreme Court In 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female justice on the United States Supreme Court after centuries of male appointments, a watershed moment in the long struggle for gender equality. Yet few know about the remarkable women considered in the decades before her triumph. Shortlisted tells the overlooked stories of nine extraordinary women—a cohort large enough to seat the entire Supreme Court—who appeared on presidential lists dating back to the 1930s. Florence Allen, the first female judge on the highest court in Ohio, was named repeatedly in those early years. Eight more followed, including Amalya Kearse, a federal appellate judge who was the first African American woman viewed as a potential Supreme Court nominee. Award-winning scholars Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson cleverly weave together long-forgotten materials from presidential libraries and private archives to reveal the professional and personal lives of these accomplished women. In addition to filling a notable historical gap, the book exposes the tragedy of the shortlist. Listing and bypassing qualified female candidates creates a false appearance of diversity that preserves the status quo, a fate all too familiar for women, especially minorities. Shortlisted offers a roadmap to combat enduring bias and discrimination. It is a must-read for those seeking positions of power as well as for the powerful who select them in the legal profession and beyond.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
A Book

by The New York Times Editorial Staff

  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release : 2019-07-15
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1642822469
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Throughout her law school education, her time as a professor, and her career as a Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has overcome difficult circumstances with steadfast determination. In her uphill battle to be viewed as a woman capable of more than just the scope of "devoted wife and mother," she used her legal prowess to dismantle many of the outdated laws barring women from being treated as equals in the United States. This collection outlines how Ginsburg's actions have affected generations of Americans, and how she continues to have a staggering impact on society, law, and even pop culture. A glossary and terms and questions geared towards media literacy will enhance readers' understanding of the text.

In Defense of Justice

In Defense of Justice
The Greatest Dissents of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Edited and Annotated for the Non-Lawyer

by Sarah Wainwright

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2019-09-24
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9781946774651
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book features Ginsburg's best-known dissents in a format that is accessible to the non-lawyer, so that RBG's worldwide fans can gain better access to their hero's life's work. Each dissent is prefaced with an explanation of the case to help prepare the lay reader for approaching what can often be difficult to understand legal prose. Ginsburg is renowned for her feisty and fearless dissents, which are her written arguments in opposition to a majority opinion when her side fails to carry the day. Through her dissents, the reader will see Justice Ginsburg at the zenith of her passion, as she makes one last effort to persuade the court and future generations of the error being made. Through this book, we hope fans of Justice Ginsburg-especially the young-will gain better insight into the impact a single voice can have in the halls of our country's most powerful institutions.From the introduction: Why does the practice of dissenting exist? Do dissents matter? Do they ever have lasting impact? Why do judges write dissents? Why, even, do judges write at all? Does the written opinion, and especially the written dissent, impart special impact to the words of the court or judge issuing it? And what do the answers to these questions tell us about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's role and legacy both as a justice and as the Court's most famous dissenter? This book features Ginsburg's best-known dissents-formatted for the non-lawyer-and aims to show them within their proper context, both historically and in terms of how they reflect Ginsburg's life experience and jurisprudential philosophy. It is hard to pinpoint the commencement of Ginsburg's elevation from judge to hero for millions of idealistic Americans. Perhaps it was in 2015 with the publication of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a New York Times bestseller that chronicled Ginsburg's life in the informal argot of its self-described "#millennial" authors. Though surely the process began earlier than that, on June 25, 2013, with the first post (celebrating Ginsburg's dissent lamenting the Supreme Court majority's gutting of the Voting Rights Act) on a popular blog devoted to celebrating all things Ginsburg. Regardless, it is safe to say that by 2018, Ginsburg's status as a cultural icon was cemented. That year saw the release of two films about her-On the Basis of Sex, a biopic chronicling her years as a women's rights lawyer; and RBG, a documentary about her life. Both collectively grossed over $50 million worldwide at the box office, and the latter received two Academy Award nominations. Indeed, RBG's tagline is "Hero. Icon. Dissenter." Not long after the success of these films, in January 2019, clothing retailer Banana Republic re-released a necklace whose first iteration became Ginsburg's famous "dissent jabot," or the special collar that Ginsburg wears with her judicial robe on days when she issues a significant dissent.What do millions of Americans see in her? She is, quite simply, the embodiment of nearly everything inspirational and aspirational about the better angels of the American experiment. Ginsburg is a gladiator. As a woman, she is one of the first of her kind. To the fight, she brings nothing but a pen. When the lions roar, she roars back, and with equal aplomb. She is ferocious. She is unafraid. Presented here are some of her most noble efforts. Although they are her last words in a losing battle, they have left an indelible mark up on the landscape of American jurisprudence."A dissent in a court of last resort is an appeal to the brooding spirit of law, to the intelligence of a future day when a later decision may possibly correct the error into which the dissenting judge believes the court to have been betrayed."-Charles Evans Hughes

She Votes

She Votes
How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next

by Bridget Quinn

  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 2020-08-11
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1452173397
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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She Votes is an intersectional story of the women who won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for equality ever since. From the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to the first woman to wear pants on the Senate floor, author Bridget Quinn shines a spotlight on the women who broke down barriers. This book also honors the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment with illustrations by 100 women artists. • A colorful, intersectional account of the struggle for women's rights in the United States • Features heart-pounding scenes and keenly observed portraits • Includes dynamic women from Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Audre Lorde She Votes is a refreshing and illuminating book for feminists of all kinds. Each artist brings a unique perspective; together, they embody the multiplicity of women in the United States. • From the pen of rockstar author and historian Bridget Quinn, this book tells the story of women's suffrage. • Perfect for feminists of all ages and genders who want to learn more about the 19th amendment and the journey to equal representation • You'll love this book if you love books like Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik; Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl; and Why I March: Images from The Women's March Around the World by Abrams Books.

The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
American Icon

by Antonia Felix

  • Publisher : Sterling
  • Release : 2018-10-09
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781454933328
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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On the 25th anniversary of her appointment to the Supreme Court, this unofficial retrospective celebrates the "Notorious RBG"--Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Not only does she possess one of the greatest legal minds of our time, she has become a pop culture icon. With more than 100 photographs, quotes, inspiring speeches, and insightful commentary--plus a foreword by Mimi Leder--this tribute to her achievements covers her younger years, early professional life, marriage, many firsts, landmark cases, and the prejudice she overcame to reach the pinnacle of her field.

First

First
Sandra Day O'Connor

by Evan Thomas

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2019-03-19
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 0399589295
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives “She’s a hero for our time, and this is the biography for our time.”—Walter Isaacson Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR and The Washington Post She was born in 1930 in El Paso and grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona. At a time when women were expected to be homemakers, she set her sights on Stanford University. When she graduated near the top of her law school class in 1952, no firm would even interview her. But Sandra Day O’Connor’s story is that of a woman who repeatedly shattered glass ceilings—doing so with a blend of grace, wisdom, humor, understatement, and cowgirl toughness. She became the first ever female majority leader of a state senate. As a judge on the Arizona Court of Appeals, she stood up to corrupt lawyers and humanized the law. When she arrived at the United States Supreme Court, appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981, she began a quarter-century tenure on the Court, hearing cases that ultimately shaped American law. Diagnosed with cancer at fifty-eight, and caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s, O’Connor endured every difficulty with grit and poise. Women and men who want to be leaders and be first in their own lives—who want to learn when to walk away and when to stand their ground—will be inspired by O’Connor’s example. This is a remarkably vivid and personal portrait of a woman who loved her family, who believed in serving her country, and who, when she became the most powerful woman in America, built a bridge forward for all women. Praise for First “Cinematic . . . poignant . . . illuminating and eminently readable . . . First gives us a real sense of Sandra Day O’Connor the human being. . . . Thomas gives O’Connor the credit she deserves.”—The Washington Post “[A] fascinating and revelatory biography . . . a richly detailed picture of [O’Connor’s] personal and professional life . . . Evan Thomas’s book is not just a biography of a remarkable woman, but an elegy for a worldview that, in law as well as politics, has disappeared from the nation’s main stages.”—The New York Times Book Review

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Case of R.B.G. Vs. Inequality

by Jonah Winter

  • Publisher : Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2017-08-08
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781419725593
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and '40s, Ginsburg was discouraged from working by her father, who thought a woman's place was in the home. Regardless, she went to Cornell University, where men outnumbered women four to one. There, she met her husband, Martin Ginsburg, and found her calling as a lawyer. Despite discrimination against Jews, females, and working mothers, Ginsburg went on to become Columbia Law School's first tenured female professor, a judge for the US Court of Appeals, and finally, a Supreme Court Justice. Structured as a court case in which the reader is presented with evidence of the injustice that Ginsburg faced, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the true story of how one of America's most "notorious" women bravely persevered to become the remarkable symbol of justice she is today.