A baton-twirling teenager who performed at school football games The second woman appointed to the US Supreme Court A tireless fighter for gender equality and civil rights All of the above!
You’ve probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker always spoke her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality and women’s rights when few others did. She gained attention for the cases she won when arguing in front of the Supreme Court, before taking her place on the bench in 1993. Author Patricia Brennan Demuth answers all the questions about what made RBG so irreplaceable.