Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
January 2001
Supremes;2001, Vol. 6, p115
A biography of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is presented. She was born on March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City and attended Cornell University and Harvard Law School in Massachusetts. She experienced discrimination in seeking employment at private law firms due to her gender, marital and maternal status, and religious affiliation. She won five out of six precedent-setting cases regarding women's rights and gender equity before the Supreme Court between 1971 and 1978.


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