Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Second Lady Justice

Alex Noriega III and Cole Johnston

10-14-15        Period 4        Barsalou        AP Government and Politics           The Quickening

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from Columbia Law School
  • She also attended Cornell University and Harvard Law School
  • She is a Liberal and supports Women's Rights
  • She has a tendency towards activism
  • She is Jewish
  • Served in the U.S. Court of Appeals for 13 years prior to being a Supreme Court Justice
  • Lone dissent on the Supreme Court Cases: CompuCredit v. Greenwood, Kentucky v. King
  • She criticized Roe v. Wade, as she said it made some of the more liberal laws supporting abortion in some states unconstitutional
  • In Stenburg v. Carhart she struck down the Nebraska Partial-Birth law with the majority of the court.