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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Notorious RBG

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg



 Ruth Bader Ginsburg


  • 107th Justice of the Supreme Court


  • Second woman to serve on the Court 


  • Appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton


  • Died September 18, 2020


  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion of Gender Equality, Dies at 87, PBS (September 21, 2020)


Lesson of the Day: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court's Feminist Icon, is Dead at 87, The New York Times Learning Network


Click here for a link to four lesson plans and three articles about Ruth Bader Ginsberg. 






Ruth Bader Ginsburg dishes on the US Supreme Court — Quartz


Ruth Bader GInsburg - 100 Women of the Year TIME



News about Ruth Bader Ginsburg from the New York Times



Does Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Any Regrets? Hardly from NPR



Link to Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Opinions from the Columbia Law School




  For a perspective on her judicial philosophies, listen to a podcast of Jeffrey Toobin on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg being interviewed on WNYC radio.



 RBG Film Trailer (2018)


Click here for a video from the National Portrait Gallery on Ruth Bader Ginsberg as a Supreme Court Justice. 






I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark is the first picture book about her life.


Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (1999)


Current Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (R.B.G.) has authored many notable dissents, including her dissent in a gender discrimination case brought by Lilly Ledbetter against the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1999. A lower court had awarded Ledbetter 3.8 million in back pay and damages, reflecting 19 years in which she worked and earned lower pay than male co-workers. In a 5 to 4 vote, the Supreme Court overturned the lower court decision which occasioned Ginsburg historic 2007 dissent.




Dissenting for Democracy, People for the American Way (2014)


A Reading List of Dissents



How Do Your Views Align with the Current Supreme Court Justices?


      • Play the game to find out how YOU match up with the Supreme Court Justices:



PBS Newshour interview and Lesson Plans on RBG


Click here for more information on the Supreme Court from the University of Missouri/Kansas City.


Here's a fun article about Teen Jury, a website about the Supreme Court created by two middle school students.

For more information, view the following lesson plan from iCivics.og: The Judicial Branch





 View the following video Crash Course by PBS on the Structure of the Supreme Court


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