Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Jurist with Attitude" Celebrates 19 Years on Supreme Court

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If you are under the age of 20, there’s never been a time in your life when a Jewish woman hasn’t been sitting on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg—a fitting culmination for Jewish American Heritage Month

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg - MAKERS

As you know if you read the Jewish Women’s Archive blog, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM).

Jewish women on abortion, burqas, money and more - Link Roundup

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Get Well Soon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

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I woke up to the news this morning that Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to become a Supreme Court Justice, had been hospitalized as a precaution, after being treated for an iron deficiency.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 16 years as Supreme Court Justice!

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Sixteen years ago today, Ruth Bader Ginsburg took her seat as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. 

Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg, and what it means to be "the only" woman

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Sonia Sotomayor has just been confirmed as the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice! Wow. Just, wow.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tells it like it is

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If you haven't read it already, check out this excellent NYT interview with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- a JWA hero -- by Emily Bazelon (a senior editor at Slate, a founder of their new online women's magazine, Double X, and a serious Jewess with Attitude in her own right).

Sotomayor and motherhood

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My earlier post on Sotomayor sparked some interesting conversation among my friends on Facebook that I thought worth bringing back to the blog. Most of it -- unsurprisingly, considering my demographic (thirtysomething mothers of young kids) -- was about motherhood.

Maira Kalman's Imaginary Best Friend Forever

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I started off my Friday with some morning enlightenment from Maira Kalman's meditations on law and women breaking barriers -- women like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Sojourner Truth.

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