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

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

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A 2020 Sydney Taylor Honor Book
The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with b/w archival photographs.

Dramatically narrated case histories from Justice Ginsburg's stellar career are interwoven with an account of RBG's life--childhood, family, beliefs, education, marriage, legal and judicial career, children, and achievements--and her many-faceted personality is captured. The cases described, many involving young people, demonstrate her passionate concern for gender equality, fairness, and our constitutional rights. Notes, bibliography, index.

Author: Victoria Ortiz
Publisher: Clarion Books
Published: 01/25/2022
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.00w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780358539766
Audience: Young Adult

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 9.1
Point Value: 8
Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus
Quiz #/Name: 510005 / Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life & Work

About the Author
Victoria Ortiz graduated from the City University of New York Law School. She has worked as a high school teacher, as a college teacher, as an attorney, and as dean of students at several law schools. Her published work includes Spanish for Lawyers (2012). Now retired, Ms. Ortiz lives in the Bay Area with her wife.

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