Raising the Bar: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ACLU Women's Rights Project
Campbell, Amy Leigh, Texas Journal of Women and the Law
This article will define the contribution of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to American constitutional law through her efforts as professor, lawyer, and women's rights advocate. The research focuses primarily on the years 1971 to 1980, during which time Ginsburg founded and was general counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union Women's Rights Project. Although her activities covered a broad range during those years, the concentration is on the litigation strategies she developed and employed in her roles as amicus curiae (hereinafter amicus), co-counsel, and lead counsel before the United States Supreme Court. From 1971 to 1980, Ginsburg participated in thirty-four cases. …
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Publication information: Article title: Raising the Bar: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ACLU Women's Rights Project. Contributors: Campbell, Amy Leigh - Author. Journal title: Texas Journal of Women and the Law. Volume: 11. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2002. Page number: 157. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Fall 1998. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.