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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CORDELL COR

Rappaport, Doreen

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

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

Medina, Meg

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

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

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

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Summary: "The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 921 GIN

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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

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

Summary: For 191 years, the Supreme Court of the United States was populated only by men. When President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female justice in 1981, the announcement dominated the news. Time Magazine's cover proclaimed, 'Justice at Last,' and she received unanimous Senate approval.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality and women's rights when few others did. She gained attention for the cases she won when arguing in front of the Supreme Court, before taking her place on the bench in 1993. Author...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Rosen, Jeffrey

Summary: This is a remarkable and unique book, an informal portrait of Justice Ginsburg, drawing on a series of her conversations with 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 readers the justice's observations on a variety of topics, and her intellect, compassion, sense...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.73 ROS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.73 ROS

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

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

Summary: Season 3 returns viewers to a majestic and idyllic small seaside town of Cedar Cove, home to romance, relationships and drama. At the center of it all is Olivia Lockhart, the revered Cedar Cove Municipal Court judge, lifetime resident, loving mother and loyal friend to many. As Olivia's romance with newspaper editor Jack hangs in the balance following a shocking discovery, Olivia, along with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ce F

Clinton, Chelsea

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Summary: Thicker than water: A faded photograph leads powerful attorney Natalie Jones to the bittersweet secrets of her father's past--where horses run free, families are bound by honor, and true love really exists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HAL

Maron, Margaret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Christofferson, April.

Summary: "Justice in Yellowstone National Park comes in two forms: Annie Peacock, a beautiful young judge who is the head of the park's judicial system, and Will McCarroll, a longtime backcountry ranger who is obsessed with stopping poachers. Will's willingness to break every rule in the book has earned him a formidable reputation--and Annie's disdain. Then Annie's mother is kidnapped. When Will tries...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHR

Dunmore, Helen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

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