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Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: As a student, teacher, lawyer, and judge, Ruth often experienced unfair treatment. But she persisted, becoming a cultural icon, championing equality in pay and opportunity. Her brilliant mind, compelling arguments, and staunch commitment to truth and justice have convinced many to stand with her, and her fight continues to this day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thomas, Clarence

1 hold on 2 copies

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.73 THO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE THO

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Cordell, LaDoris H.

Summary: Judge Cordell, the first African American woman to sit on the Superior Court of Northern California, knows firsthand how prejudice has permeated our legal system. And yet, she believes in the system. From ending school segregation to legalizing same-sex marriage, its progress relies on legal professionals and jurors who strive to make the imperfect system as fair as possible. Cordell takes you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CORDELL, LADORIS H. COR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CORDELL COR

Medina, Meg

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER DEH

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Robin, Corey

Summary: "Most people can tell you two things about Clarence Thomas: Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, and he almost never speaks from the bench. Here are some things they don't know: Thomas is a black nationalist. In college he memorized the speeches of Malcolm X. He believes white people are incurably racist. In the first examination of its kind, Corey Robin - one of the foremost analysts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE ROB

Davidson, Rose

Summary: Details the career of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including her work for gender equality, her time with the ACLU, and her law career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE DAV

Moses, Shelia P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Biography of American Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CAL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GINSBURG, RUTH BADER Car

Collins, David R.

Summary: A brief biography of Clarence Thomas and his rise to the position of Supreme Court justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. Co. 2003

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

Brown-Nagin, Tomiko

Summary: This biography of the first black woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court examines how she played a critical role in vanquishing Jim Crow laws throughout the South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOTLEY, CONSTANCE BAKER BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOTLEY BRO

Levy, Debbie

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon-a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace. She blazed trails to the peaks of the male-centric worlds of education and law, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J NF LEV

Kanefield, Teri

Summary: "Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) was a US Supreme Court Justice and important civil rights activist. Born in Baltimore, Marshall faced racial segregation at school, but he worked his way up and earned his law degree from Howard University, where he met Charles Hamilton Houston. He followed Houston to New York to serve the NAACP and argued cases as an attorney. He argued more than thirty-two cases...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

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Totenberg, Nina

14 holds on 16 copies

Summary: Celebrated NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg delivers an extraordinary memoir of her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Grisham, John

Summary: As an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, Lacy Stoltz sees plenty of corruption among the men and women elected to the bench. Stoltz took on a crime syndicate that was paying millions to a crooked judge. Now, the crimes are even worse. The man hiding behind the black robe is not taking bribes - but he may be taking lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House Audio 2021

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Grisham 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC GRI

Pack, Michael

Summary: Although Clarence Thomas remains a controversial figure, few know him beyond his contentious confirmation battle. But beyond the headlines, Thomas' life is a classic American tale; born poor in the segregated South, only to become one of the most influential justices in the highest court in the land. In the follow-up to the wildly successful documentary by the same name, Created Equal builds on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2022

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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

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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

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