Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life / Jane Sherron de Hart.

"The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews...

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Main Author: De Hart, Jane Sherron (Author)
Format: Book
Published:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: An American icon
  • Part I. Becoming Ruth
  • Celia's daughter
  • Cornell and Marty
  • Learning the law on male turf
  • Sailing in "unchartered waters"
  • The making of a feminist advocate
  • Seizing the moment
  • Part II. Mounting a campaign
  • A first breakthrough
  • Setting up shop and strategy
  • Part III. Learning under fire
  • "The case that got away"
  • A "near great leap forward"
  • Coping with a setback
  • Part IV. Moving forward
  • Getting back on track
  • Moving forward on shifting political ground
  • Part V. Becoming judge and justice
  • An unexpected cliff-hanger
  • The 107th justice
  • Mother of the regiment
  • "I cannot agree"
  • Part VI. Standing firm
  • Persevering in hard times
  • Losing Marty and leading the minority
  • Race matters
  • The right thing to do
  • A hobbled court
  • An election and a presidency like no other
  • Epilogue: Legacy.