Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Former Rutgers Law Professor Led the Legal Campaign for Gender Equality

In the late 1960s, a group of Rutgers Law School students in Newark asked their professor Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lead a seminar on women and the law. Ginsburg, who was one of only two female law professors at Rutgers and a handful in the country, seemed the right person to teach the class.

In preparing for the class, Ginsburg, now a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, quickly learned there wasn’t much to study on the subject – and in fact, there was a large gap in the law on gender equality. That request from her students began Ginsburg’s journey to …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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