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The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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  • Editor: Scott Dodson, University of California, Hastings College of Law
Nina Totenberg, Herma Hill Kay, Linda K. Kerber, Reva B. Siegel, Neil S. Siegel, Joan C. Williams, Stephen B. Cohen, Cary Franklin, Lisa Griffin, Aziz Z. Huq, Scott Dodson, Paul Schiff Berman, Deborah Jones Merritt, Robert A. Katzmann, Lani Guinier, Tom Goldstein, Dahlia Lithwick
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  • Date Published: January 2015
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107062467

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a legal icon. In more than four decades as a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Ginsburg has influenced the law and society in real and permanent ways. This book chronicles and evaluates the remarkable achievements Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made over the past half century. Including chapters written by prominent court watchers and leading scholars from law, political science, and history, it offers diverse perspectives on an array of doctrinal areas and on different time periods in Ginsburg's career. Together, these perspectives document the impressive legacy of one of the most important figures in modern law.

    • Brings together diverse perspectives from legal academia, political science, legal practice, and the popular media
    • Accessible to both scholars and interested lay readers with an interest in the law, the Supreme Court, or Justice Ginsburg specifically
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    'This anthology chronicles the life and contributions of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, offering diverse perspectives on an array of doctrinal areas and on different time periods in Ginsburg’s career.' Law and Social Enquiry

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    • Date Published: January 2015
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107062467
    • length: 326 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 160 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Shaping a Legacy:
    1. Notes on a life Nina Totenberg
    2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: law professor extraordinaire Herma Hill Kay
    3. Before Frontiero there was Reed: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the constitutional transformation of the twentieth century Linda K. Kerber
    4. Struck by stereotype: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on pregnancy discrimination as sex discrimination (with a postscript by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) Reva B. Siegel and Neil S. Siegel
    5. Beyond the tough guise: Justice Ginsburg's reconstructive feminism Joan C. Williams
    Part II. Rights and Remedies:
    6. 'Seg academies', taxes, and Judge Ginsburg Stephen B. Cohen
    7. A more perfect union, sex, race, and the VMI case Cary Franklin
    8. Barriers to entry and Justice Ginsburg's criminal procedure jurisprudence Lisa Griffin
    9. A liberal justice's limits: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the American criminal justice system Aziz Z. Huq
    Part III. Structuralism:
    10. A revolution in jurisdiction Scott Dodson
    11. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the interaction of legal systems Paul Schiff Berman
    12. The once-and-future federalist Deborah Jones Merritt
    Part IV. The Jurist:
    13. Reflections on the confirmation journey of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, summer 1993 Robert A. Katzmann
    14. Justice Ginsburg: demosprudence through dissent Lani Guinier
    15. Justice Ginsburg at oral argument Tom Goldstein
    16. Fire and ice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the least likely firebrand Dahlia Lithwick.

  • Editor

    Scott Dodson, University of California, Hastings College of Law
    Scott Dodson is Harry and Lillian Hastings Research Chair and Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. An expert in civil procedure and federal courts, Dodson has authored more than thirty-five articles appearing in the Stanford, Michigan, California, University of Pennsylvania and Virginia law reviews. He is the author of New Pleading in the Twenty-First Century (2013) and Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, 2nd edition (2012). His writings have been cited by the Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh circuits. Dodson is a frequent commentator in various news media and has blogged at SCOTUSblog, Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog, and PrawfsBlawg.

    Contributors

    Nina Totenberg, Herma Hill Kay, Linda K. Kerber, Reva B. Siegel, Neil S. Siegel, Joan C. Williams, Stephen B. Cohen, Cary Franklin, Lisa Griffin, Aziz Z. Huq, Scott Dodson, Paul Schiff Berman, Deborah Jones Merritt, Robert A. Katzmann, Lani Guinier, Tom Goldstein, Dahlia Lithwick

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