Wednesday, November 09, 2016

I Dissent


I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark is a picture book biography of the first Jewish woman to serve on the US Supreme Court. I spoke to author Debbie Levy about the creation of the book, which has been getting rave reviews.

In our interview, Debbie mentions the availability of audio of Ruth Bader Ginsburg arguing before the Supreme Court as an attorney. You can hear an example in the case of Frontiero vs. Richardson. You can also listen to Justice Ginsburg in the Supreme Court's weekly audio, or read transcripts if you prefer.


Debbie Levy at Politics & Prose bookstore

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unusally hip public figure and has inspired memes and songs within pop culture. Check out this song from Jonathan Mann's Song-a-Day project, based on Ginsburg's dissent in the Hobby Lobby case.



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Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel 
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