The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a legal icon. In more than four decades as a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Ginsburg has influenced the law and society in real and permanent ways. This book chronicles and evaluates the remarkable achievements Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made over the past half century. Including chapters written by prominent court watchers and leading scholars from law, political science, and history, it offers diverse perspectives on an array of doctrinal areas and on different time periods in Ginsburg's career. Together, these perspectives document the impressive legacy of one of the most important figures in modern law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316515563
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/10/2022
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Scott Dodson is Harry and Lillian Hastings Research Chair and Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. An expert in civil procedure and federal courts, Dodson has authored more than thirty-five articles appearing in the Stanford, Michigan, California, University of Pennsylvania and Virginia law reviews. He is the author of New Pleading in the Twenty-First Century (2013) and Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, 2nd edition (2012). His writings have been cited by the Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh circuits. Dodson is a frequent commentator in various news media and has blogged at SCOTUSblog, Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog, and PrawfsBlawg.

Table of Contents

Part I. Shaping a Legacy: 1. Notes on a life Nina Totenberg; 2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: law professor extraordinaire Herma Hill Kay; 3. Before Frontiero there was Reed: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the constitutional transformation of the twentieth century Linda K. Kerber; 4. Struck by stereotype: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on pregnancy discrimination as sex discrimination (with a postscript by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) Reva B. Siegel and Neil S. Siegel; 5. Beyond the tough guise: Justice Ginsburg's reconstructive feminism Joan C. Williams; Part II. Rights and Remedies: 6. 'Seg academies', taxes, and Judge Ginsburg Stephen B. Cohen; 7. A more perfect union, sex, race, and the VMI case Cary Franklin; 8. Barriers to entry and Justice Ginsburg's criminal procedure jurisprudence Lisa Griffin; 9. A liberal justice's limits: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the American criminal justice system Aziz Z. Huq; Part III. Structuralism: 10. A revolution in jurisdiction Scott Dodson; 11. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the interaction of legal systems Paul Schiff Berman; 12. The once-and-future federalist Deborah Jones Merritt; Part IV. The Jurist: 13. Reflections on the confirmation journey of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, summer 1993 Robert A. Katzmann; 14. Justice Ginsburg: demosprudence through dissent Lani Guinier; 15. Justice Ginsburg at oral argument Tom Goldstein; 16. Fire and ice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the least likely firebrand Dahlia Lithwick.
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