Sisters in law : how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world
—Hirshman, Linda R., author.
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2015
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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.

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Subjects:
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
United States. Supreme Court.
Women judges -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN:
9780062238467
0062238469
Edition:
First edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : Harper, 2015.
Description:
xxiii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 : the 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.B.G. --Our heroines.
LCCN:
2015002577
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