Con­ver­sa­tions with RBG: Ruth Bad­er Gins­burg on Life, Love, Lib­er­ty, and Law

  • From the Publisher
September 1, 2019

This remark­able book presents a unique por­trait of Jus­tice Ruth Bad­er Gins­burg, draw­ing on more than twen­ty years of con­ver­sa­tions with Jef­frey Rosen, start­ing in the 1990s and con­tin­u­ing through the Trump era. Rosen, a vet­er­an legal jour­nal­ist, schol­ar, and pres­i­dent of the Nation­al Con­sti­tu­tion Cen­ter, shares with us the jus­tice’s obser­va­tions on a vari­ety of top­ics, and her intel­lect, com­pas­sion, sense of humor, and human­i­ty shine through. The affec­tion they have for each oth­er as friends is appar­ent in their ban­ter and shared love for the Con­sti­tu­tion and for opera. In Con­ver­sa­tions with RBG, Jus­tice Gins­burg dis­cuss­es the future of Roe v. Wade, her favorite dis­sents, the cas­es she would most like to see over­ruled, the #MeToo move­ment, how to be a good lis­ten­er, how to lead a pro­duc­tive and com­pas­sion­ate life, and of course the future of the Supreme Court itself. These frank exchanges illu­mi­nate the steely deter­mi­na­tion, self-mas­tery, and wit that have inspired Amer­i­cans of all ages to embrace the woman known to all as Noto­ri­ous RBG.”

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