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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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Table of Contents:
  • Country girl, city kid
  • The lawsuit of Ruth's dreams
  • Goldwater girl and card carrying member of the ACLU
  • Act one : building women's equality
  • Intermission : abortion
  • Act two : equality in peril
  • Act three : stay at home dad to the rescue
  • Finale : boys and girls together
  • Sandra O'Connor raises Arizona
  • Welcome Justice O'Connor
  • Women work for Justice O'Connor
  • Queen Sandra's court
  • No queen's peace in the abortion wars
  • I'm Ruth, not Sandra
  • Ginsburg's feminist voice
  • The importance of being O'Connor and Ginsburg
  • Justice O'Connor's self-inflicted wound
  • The great dissenter
  • Notorious R.G.B
  • Our heroines.
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