TITLE

Heavyweight

AUTHOR(S)
Toobin, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
New Yorker;3/11/2013, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the life and career of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Topics addressed include her background as a litigator and a legal professor, her views on the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution and originalism in Constitutional law, and her connection to women's-rights legal cases.
ACCESSION #
87415828

 

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