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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 / Linda Hirshman.

Hirshman, Linda R. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library KF 8744 .H57 2015 30775305501265 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062238467 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0062238469 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-373) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.
Women judges > United States > Biography.
Judges > United States > Biography.
United States. Supreme Court > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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