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22 Sep 2020, 10:32 pm by Tom Smith
“Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a vision for America,” Linda Hirshman argues in the Washington Post. [read post]
21 Sep 2020, 9:14 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
As Linda Hirshman describes so well in, Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, these two pioneers at the Court came with a legacy of being discriminated against in the legal world, because they were female. [read post]
14 Oct 2019, 9:48 am by irisa
Linda Hirshman, '69, Featured on Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast irisa Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:48 Read more about Linda Hirshman, '69, Featured on Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast Episode 294: Linda Hirshman (Vote Her In, Episode 18) [read post]
5 Aug 2019, 10:01 am
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills presents:Sisters in LawIn Association with Elizabeth Weber, Dale Franzen, and Don FranzenWritten by Jonathan Shapiro, Based on the Book by Linda Hirshman, Directed by Patricia McGregorSep 18 - Oct 13Featuring the relationship between two polar opposites and modern day legends, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor, Sisters in Law celebrates a friendship transcending party, religion… [read post]
21 Jun 2019, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
”  More, from the Merced Sun-Star.From the Washington Post's Made by History section: Linda Hirshman on "How the Supreme Court made sexual harassment cases more difficult to win"; Shana Bernstein (Northwestern University) on why "It’s time for regulatory agencies to start putting public health ahead of private profit"; Marixa Lasso (Universidad Nacional de Colombia) on "Why birthright citizenship is crucial to democratic… [read post]
12 Jun 2019, 8:36 am by Tracy Thomas
New book, Linda Hirshman, Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment (2019) Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social movements, delivers the sweeping story of the struggle leading up to #MeToo and beyond: from the first tales of workplace... [read post]
12 Jun 2019, 8:36 am by Tracy Thomas
New book, Linda Hirshman, Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment (2019) Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social movements, delivers the sweeping story of the struggle leading up to #MeToo and beyond: from the first tales of workplace... [read post]
26 Nov 2018, 11:57 pm by Steve Lubet
In a recent tweet, Linda Hirshman pretty much summed it up:   Linda Hirshman (@LindaHirshman1) 11/24/18, 2:13 PM ⁦‪@JamesFallows⁩ I did not say it, when I was writing her bio in Sisters in Law, because commentators had made the subject so toxic, and criticizing RBG was not in my book interest. [read post]
10 May 2017, 8:01 am by Eric Yap
Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world by Linda Hirshman (2015). [read post]
14 Jul 2016, 5:13 am by Amy Howe
”  And Linda Hirshman defends Ginsburg, arguing in Politico that the Justice has been “saving her political capital for 40 years, to use in ways that other justices have been doing since the founding. [read post]
1 Jul 2016, 4:43 am by Amy Howe
Hellerstedt, in which the Court struck down two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortions, comes from Linda Hirshman, who in The Washington Post contends that the Court also “issued a decision on a matter fundamental to the national political divide”:  “In a nation of laws, the Supreme Court held, you cannot have your own facts. [read post]
16 Feb 2016, 2:54 pm by Molly Runkle
, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Linda Hirshman, and Scott Horton discuss Scalia’s legacy on civil rights issues. [read post]
15 Feb 2016, 5:51 am by Amy Howe
  And in an op-ed for The Washington Post, Linda Hirshman suggests that “leaving Scalia’s seat vacant plays right into” the hands of President Barack Obama. [read post]
7 Feb 2016, 12:30 am by Emily Prifogle
Hobbs's Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida (University Press of Florida).The Washington Independent Review of Books offers a review of Baz Dreisinger's Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons around the World (Other Press).Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsberg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman (Harper) is reviewed in the… [read post]
4 Jan 2016, 3:25 am by Amy Howe
Briefly: In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Linda Hirshman discusses a scenario in which the next president winds up “practically powerless when it comes to appointments” to the Supreme Court, because “the partisan divide is so deep, it may be impossible to get Supreme Court nominees confirmed. [read post]
31 Dec 2015, 2:54 pm
"Why the next Supreme Court vacancy will favor liberals, no matter who retires": Linda Hirshman has this essay online at The Washington Post. [read post]
13 Nov 2015, 7:37 am by Andrew Hamm
On November 17, Linda Hirshman, author of Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World, will participate in the 38th Annual National Press Club Book Fair in Washington D.C. [read post]