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Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Works: 380 works in 610 publications in 1 language and 20,352 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Trials, litigation, etc  Essays  Documentary films  Terminology  Casebooks  Bibliography  Filmed speeches  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee, Publishing director, wri, wpr, Honoree, jud, Speaker, Translator, Commentator
Classifications: KF373.G565, 347.732634
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Belva Lockwood : the woman who would be president by Jill Norgren( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would be President, prize-winning legal historian Jill Norgren recounts, for the first time, the life story of one of the nineteenth century's most surprising and accomplished advocates for women's rights. As Norgren shows, Lockwood was fearless in confronting the male establishment, commanding the attention of presidents, members of Congress, influential writers, and everyday Americans. Obscured for too long in the historical shadow of her longtime colleague, Susan B. Anthony, Lockwood steps into the limelight at last in this new biography." "Born on a farm in upstate New York in 1830, Lockwood married young and reluctantly became a farmer's wife. After her husband's premature death, however, she earned a college degree, became a teacher, and moved to Washington, DC with plans to become an attorney - an occupation all but closed to women. Not only did she become one of the first female attorneys in the U.S., but in 1879 became the first woman ever allowed to practice at the bar of the Supreme Court." "In 1884 Lockwood continued her trailblazing ways as the first woman to run a full campaign for the U.S. Presidency. She ran for President again in 1888. Although her candidacies were unsuccessful (as she knew they would be), Lockwood demonstrated that women could compete with men in the political arena. After these campaigns she worked tirelessly on behalf of the Universal Peace Union, hoping, until her death in 1917, that she, or the organization, would win the Nobel Peace Prize
Video resources on the Constitution by Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first disc "Conversations on the Constitution" features Supreme Court Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor and Antonin Scalia and high school students from across the US discussing landmark Supreme Court cases and Constitutional concepts; three Japanese internment cases; the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and judicial interpretation. The second disc, "The Constitution Project Documentaries," chronicles key moments that defined our understanding of the role of an independent judiciary and the landmark decisions that helped to establish equality in voting and representation. The third disc, "Conversations on the Constitution," features discussions between high school students and Supreme Court Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor and Chief Justice of the United Stated John G. Roberts, Jr., on the federal judiciary, judicial independence and other cornerstones of a healthy democracy
Video resources on the Constitution 2009( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disc 1. Freedom of speech: Amid the turmoil of the 1960s, students decided to wear black armbands to protest the Vietnam War, igniting a legal battle that led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969), which defined students' right to free speech in school. This conversation focuses on free speech in light of Tinker and the Morse v. Frederick (2007) case. Jury Service: This conversation explores the history and responsibilities of juries and the role they play in the United States judicial system. Juries: In 11 short video segments, constitutional experts, lawyers and judges discuss the importance of jury service, including the history of English and American juries, types of juries, qualifications for jury service and what to expect as a juror. Disc 2. Yick Wo and the Equal Protection clause: In Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886), the U.S. Supreme Court held that non-citizens had due process rights under the 14th Amendment. the plaintiff, an immigrant from China who had run a laundry service for 22 years, filed suit after he was denied a permit to operate his business. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that although the laundry permit law was race-neutral, it was applied in a discriminatory fashion. Korematsu and civil liberties: After America was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 consigning 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry (two-thirds of them American citizens) to internment camps. Fred Korematsu challenged the internment all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Korematsu v. United States (1944), the court sided with the government. Decades later, Congress and the U.S. president formally apologized for the internment"--Container
Text, cases, and materials on sex-based discrimination by Herma Hill Kay( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garner on language and writing : selected essays and speeches of Bryan A. Garner by Bryan A Garner( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays in this volume represent the author's views ; not those of the American Bar Association."--Title page verso
Civil procedure in Sweden by Ruth Bader Ginsburg( Book )

15 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First of a series to be prepared by the Project on International Procedure of the Columbia University School of Law."
The Swedish code of judicial procedure by Sweden( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge for yourself : clarity, choice and action in your legal career by Miriam Bamberger Grogan( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selective survey of English language studies on Scandinavian law by Ruth Bader Ginsburg( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constitutional jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany by Donald P Kommers( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany has become an invaluable resource for scholars and practitioners of comparative, international, and constitutional law, as well as of German and European politics. This third edition has been updated and expanded to incorporate previously omitted topics and recent decisions of the German Federal Constitutional Court"--Page [4] of cover
Text, cases, and materials on constitutional aspects of sex-based discrimination by Ruth Bader Ginsburg( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your court system and you by John Peterson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the United States court system, describing its basis in the Constitution, the structure of the federal and state court systems (including trial courts, appeals courts, and supreme appeals court), role of the federal Supreme Court, and the state courts system. Follows hypothetical civil and criminal cases
Video recording of President William Jefferson Clinton announcing Ruth Bader Ginsburg as nominee for Supreme Court Justice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This item is a video recording of President William Jefferson Clinton announcing Ruth Bader Ginsburg as nominee for Supreme Court Justice. Both President Clinton and Ginsburg deliver remarks. President Clinton answers a question from a reporter at the end of the event
Madam Chief Justice : Jean Hoefer Toal of South Carolina by Joan P Assey( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Madam Chief Justice, editors W. Lewis Burke Jr. and Joan P. Assey chronicle the remarkable career of Jean Hoefer Toal, South Carolina's first female Supreme Court Chief Justice. As a lawyer, legislator, and judge, Toal is one of the most accomplished womenin South Carolina history. In this volume, contributors, including two United States Supreme Court Justices, federal and state judges state leaders, historians, legal scholars, leading attorneys, family, and friends, provide analysis, perspective, and biographical information about the life and career of this dynamic leader and her role in shaping South Carolina. Growing up in Columbia during the 1950s and 60s, Jean Hoefer was a youthful witness to the civil rights movement in the state and nation. Observing the state's premier civil rights lawyer Matthew J. Perry Jr. in court encouraged her to attend law school, where she met her husband, Bill Toal. When she was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1968, fewer than one hundred women had been admitted in the state's history. From then forward she was both a leader and a role model. As a lawyer she excelled in trial and appellate work and won major victories on behalf of Native Americans and women. In 1975, Toal was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives and despite her age and gender quickly became one of the most respected members of that body. During her fourteen years as a House member, Toal promoted major legislation on many issuesincluding constitutional law, criminal law, utilities regulation, local government, state appropriations, workers compensation, and freedom of information. In 1988, Toal was sworn in as the first female justice on the Supreme Court of South Carolina, where she made her mark through her preparation and insight. She was elected Chief Justice in 2000, becoming the first woman ever to hold the highest position in the state's judiciary. As Chief Justice, Toal not only modernized her court, but also the state's judicial system. As Toal's two daughters write in their chapter, the traits their mother brings to her professional life--exuberance, determination, and loyalty--are the same traits she demonstrates in her personal and family life. As a child, Toal loved roller skating in the lobby of the post office, a historic building that now serves as the Supreme Court of South Carolina. From a child in Columbia to Madam Chief Justice, her story comes full circle in this compelling account of her life and influence. Madam Chief Justice features a foreword by Sandra Day O'Connor, retired associate justice of the United State Supreme Court, and an introduction by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court"--
The rule of law in the 21st century : a worldwide perspective( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book opens with chapters covering the basic concepts of the rules of law, independence of the judiciary and whether there is such a concept as an international rule of law. The book examines the concept of the rule of law from a variety of perspectives. Does the rule of law promote or impede economic development? How can we meet the major threat to the rule of law in the form of corruption? What is the relationship between the Great Charter, Magna Carta and the rule of law today? How can the rule of law be of assistance when addressing the challenge of inequality of women in society? It also includes chapters describing law reform programmes that have strengthened the rule of law around the world in recent decades. The rule of law is humankind's best hope for freedom and justice. The Rule of Law in the 21st Century gives a better understanding of this important concept in the world today"--Page 4 of cover
Raising the bar : Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ACLU Women's Rights Project by Amy Leigh Campbell( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supreme Court and appellate advocacy : mastering oral argument by David C Frederick( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The equal rights amendment : unfinished business for the Constitution( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances in support of the ERA movement, with Amelia Earhart, American aviator and in more modern times by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice
My own words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words is a selection of writings and speeches by Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, on being Jewish, on law and lawyers in opera, and on the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution. Throughout her life Justice Ginsburg has been (and continues to be) a prolific writer and public speaker. This book contains a sampling, selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams. Justice Ginsburg has written an Introduction to the book, and Hartnett and Williams introduce each chapter, giving biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted. This is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of America's most influential women"--
The Widows' handbook : poetic reflections on grief and survival by Jacqueline Lapidus( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This is an anthology of poems by contemporary widows, many of whom have written their way out of solitude and despair, distilling their strongest feelings into poetry or memoir. This collection celebrates the strategies widows learn and the resources they muster to deal with people, living space, possessions, social life, and especially themselves, once shock has turned to the realization that nothing will ever be the same. As Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says in her foreword, losing one's partner is "a loss like no other." The poems come from 87 American women of all ages, legally married or not, straight and gay, whose partners or spouses have died. Some of the poets are already published widely, including more than a dozen prizewinners, four Pushcart nominees, and two regional poets laureate. Others are not as well known, and some appear in print for the first time here. With courage and wry humor, these women encounter insidious depression, poignant memories, bureaucratic nonsense, unfamiliar hardware, well-intentioned but thoughtless remarks, demanding work, spiritual revelation, and unexpected lust, navigating new relationships in the uncertain legacy of sexual liberation. They write frankly about being paralyzed and about going forward. Their poems are honest, beautiful, and accessible. Only poetry can speak such difficult truths and incite such intense empathy. While both men and women understand the bewilderment, solitude, and change of status thrust upon the widowed, women suffer a particular social demotion and isolation. Anyone who has lost a loved one or is involved in helping the bereaved will be able to relate to the experiences conveyed here"--
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Alternative Names
Bader Ginsburg, Ruth 1933-

Bader Ginsburg, Ruth Joan

Bader, Ruth Joan

Bader, Ruth Joan, 1933-

Ginsburg, Ruth B.

Ginsburg, Ruth B. 1933-

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader 1933-

Ginsburg, Ruth Joan Bader 1933-

Notorious R.B.G. (Supreme Court justice)

R. B. G. (Supreme Court justice)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Juge à la Cour suprême des États-Unis

Ruth Bader Ginsburg juíza da Suprema Corte dos Estados Unidos

Ruth Bader Ginsburg jurista de los Estados Unidos

Ruth Bader Ginsburg magistrato statunitense

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魯思·金斯伯格 U.S. Supreme Court justice

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Garner on language and writing : selected essays and speeches of Bryan A. GarnerJudge for yourself : clarity, choice and action in your legal careerRaising the bar : Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ACLU Women's Rights ProjectRuth Bader Ginsburg16 extraordinary American womenRuth Bader Ginsburg : Supreme Court justiceRuth Bader Ginsburg