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Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Summary: Known as the court of last resort, the Supreme Court, where nine judges appointed for life make monumental decisions that govern our everyday lives, from the contents of the nation's daily newspapers to what we can do in the privacy of our own homes. With immense power and considerable mystery, the court of final appeal has helped author the history of America. One nation under law: Examines...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video 2007

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUP

Carmon, Irin

Summary: A visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court, with the fierce dissents to match, get to know RBG as never before. As the country struggles with the unfinished...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Thomas, Clarence

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Summary: The Supreme Court justice recounts his life story, from his impoverished childhood in Jim Crow-era Georgia and struggles to acquire an education to his publicly contested confirmation to the nation's highest court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

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Biskupic, Joan

Summary: "From a leading judicial biographer comes the untold story of Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice. To become the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor went against the odds. Her historic appointment in 2009--made by President Obama, whose own 2008 victory appeared improbable--flowed from cultural and political changes in America that helped lift up this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOTOMAYOR, SONIA BIS

Scalia, Antonin

Summary: "By any measure, Antonin Scalia lived an extraordinary life. A Supreme Court justice for three decades, he transformed the way that judges and lawyers think about the law. Married to his beloved Wife, Maureen, for more than fifty years, a father to nine children, and a grandfather to dozens, he was devoted to his family and his faith. He was gregarious, energetic, and a friend to people of all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

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Clinton, Chelsea

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Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronxhousing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 SOT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SOTOMAYOR, SONIA SOT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SOTOMAYOR SOT

Summary: Steve Hardin, a young judge, must grapple with his own conscience as vicious criminals in his court are going free as a result of loopholes in the law. Meeting behind closed doors is the Star Chamber, a small group of powerful men bent on vigilante justice, who decree their own punishment for the guilty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER STA

Linde, Barbara M.

Summary: "A Supreme Court justice's first job is upholding the US Constitution. The path to becoming an esteemed justice is long and the process for appointment can be very controversial. In addition to an introduction to this important branch of the US government, the main content and complementary sidebars relate becoming a justice to positions of student leadership readers themselves may hold."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347 LIN

Patterson, Richard North

Summary: A newly elected president faces the unexpected chance to nominate a new chief justice of the Supreme Court. His first choice is a nationally respected Court of Appeals judge, a woman whose nomination faces two serious obstacles: a long-held personal secret; and the prospect that a volatile abortion case- a trial pitting a 15-year-old girl against her pro-life parents- will come before the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. ...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 347.73 SOT

Summary: Big changes were in the air for the legal crew of Night Court as the smash hit show entered the seventh season of its epic nine-season run. Status quo is MIA for the court as the season begins with a visit from Harry's estranged dad, former mental patient Buddy that results in the two shacking up. Meanwhile, Dan begins a season-long quest for new lodgings, a quest complicated by Judge Harry's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NIG

Ebadi, Shirin

Summary: "For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBADI, SHIRIN EBA

Hirshman, Linda R

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Summary: An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HIR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HIR

Shores, Erika L.

Summary: "Describes the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 347.73 SHO

Bentley, Judith.

Summary: A biography of the former Arizona state senator and judge who in 1981 became the first woman ever appointed a justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Messner 1983

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB O'CONNOR BEN

Finder, Joseph

Summary: "New York Timesbestselling author Joseph Finder returns with an explosive new thriller about a female judge and the one personal misstep that could lead to her--and her family's--undoing. It was nothing more than a one-night stand. Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, is rumored to be in consideration for the federal circuit, maybe someday the highest court in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FIN

Finder, Joseph

Summary: "It was nothing more than a one-night stand. Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, is rumored to be in consideration for the federal circuit, maybe someday the highest court in the land. At a conference in a Chicago hotel, she meets a gentle, vulnerable man and in a moment of weakness has an unforgettable night with him. They part with an explicit understanding that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Carmon, Irin

Summary: "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers a visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court--with the fierce dissents to match--get to know RBG as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street Books, An Imprint of William Morrow Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG CAR