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My Own Words

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By (author): Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburga comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion (Harpers Bazaar).

My Own Words showcases Ruth Ginsburgs astonishing intellectual range (The New Republic). In this collection Justice Ginsburg discusses gender equality, the workings of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and 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 books sampling is selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams, who introduce each chapter and provide biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted.

Witty, engaging, serious, and playful, My Own Words is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of Americas most influential women and a tonic to the current national discourse (The Washington Post). See more
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Product Details
  • Weight: 329g
  • Dimensions: 140 x 213mm
  • Publication Date: 23 Aug 2018
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication City/Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • ISBN13: 9781501145254

About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (19332020) was Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Born in Brooklyn New York she received her BA from Cornell University attended Harvard Law School and received her LLB from Columbia Law School. From 1959 to 1961 Ginsburg served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She was a professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law (19631972) and at Columbia Law School (19721980). She was appointed a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1980. President Clinton nominated her as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and she took her seat on August 10 1993. Mary Hartnett is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law focusing on international womens human rights.Wendy W. Williams is Professor Emerita at Georgetown Law best known for her work in the area of gender and law especially concerning issues of work and family.

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