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Sisters in law : how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world

by Hirshman, Linda R. (Author)

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An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women. Full description

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Summary: An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.
Physical Description: xxiiii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-373) and index.
ISBN: 9780062238474
0062238477
9780062238467
0062238469
Author Notes: Linda Hirshman is a lawyer, a cultural historian, and the author of Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution as well as many other books. She received her JD from the University of Chicago Law School and her PhD in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and has taught philosophy and women's studies at Brandeis University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Slate, Newsweek, Daily Beast, and Politico. She lives in Arizona and New York City.
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