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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
Title:
Sisters in Law : how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world
ISBN:
9780062238467
Physical Description:
xxiii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
Ruffled collars -- Sandra and Ruth come into their own. Country girl, city kid ; The lawsuit of Ruth's dreams ; Goldwater girl and card-carrying member of the ACLU -- Chief litigator for the Women's Rights Project. 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 -- FWOTSC. 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 -- Sisters in law. I'm Ruth, not Sandra ; Ginsburg's feminist voice ; The importance of being O'Connor and Ginsburg ; Justice O'Connor's self-inflicted wound -- Absolute legacy. The great dissenter ; Notorious R.B.G. ; Our heroines.
Abstract:
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.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]