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The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words offers Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution. Throughout her life Justice Ginsburg has been (and continues to be) a prolific writer and public speaker. This book's sampling is selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams. Justice Ginsburg has written an introduction to the book, and Hartnett and Williams introduce each chapter, giving biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted. This is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of America's most influential women.
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subject_facet Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, United States. -- Supreme Court -- Biography, Women judges -- United States -- Biography, Women lawyers -- United States -- Biography
title_display My own words
title_full My Own Words, My own words / Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams, My own words / Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett with Wendy W. Williams
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topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, Nonfiction, Politics, Women judges, Women lawyers