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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

When the World Tells You No

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Second female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Overview

Long before Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a Supreme Court Justice, she struggled to be taken seriously as a Jewish woman in law. Despite being at the top of her class at Harvard Law School, it was the 1960s, and not a single law firm wanted to hire her. This story explains the unlikely way that RBG got her foot in the door. 


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RBG: When the World Tells You No

12min

Long before Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a Supreme Court Justice, she struggled to be taken seriously as a Jewish woman in law. Despite being at the top of her class at Harvard Law School, it was the 1960s, and not a single law firm wanted to hire her. This story explains the unlikely way that RBG got her foot in the door.