Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Ginsburg took the oath of office on August 10, 1993. She was the second female justice of the Supreme Court.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman Justice confirmed to the US Supreme Court in 1993.
During law school, Ginsburg, or RBG, supported both her and her husband Marty’s studies after he was diagnosed with cancer.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's resilience is particularly inspiring to me; she has demonstrated time and again that she will not be stopped by constricting gender roles.
Students watch the trailer for RBG, winner of the Special Hero Award at the 2018 MY HERO International Film Festival. Then consider the discussion questions and activity.
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
2. What obstacles did Ruth Bader Ginsburg face while becoming a lawyer and Supreme Court Justice?
3. Has someone in your family or community overcome obstacles in their life or career? Share his or her story with MY HERO.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18, 2020, was a fierce advocate for the equal treatment of women in every aspect of life.
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The Ruth Bader Ginsburg lesson plan was created by MY HERO Education Outreach Director Laura Nietzer.
Students can share their Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
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