Events Archive

March 8, 2007
The James P. White Lecture on Legal Education

Speaker: Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Wynne Courtroom
Contact: Contact Shaun Ingram for more information: (317) 278-4789

No more tickets are available for this event. The lecture will be webcast at 5:00 pm on March 8. This link will be active at that time.

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received her B.A. from Cornell University, attended Harvard Law School, and received her LL.B. from Columbia Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1959-1961. From 1961-1963, she was a research associate and then associate director of the Columbia Law School Project on International Procedure. She was a Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law from 1963-1972, and Columbia Law School from 1972-1980, and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California from 1977-1978. In 1971, she was instrumental in launching the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, and served as the ACLU’s General Counsel from 1973-1980, and on the National Board of Directors from 1974-1980. She was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1980. President Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she took her seat August 10, 1993.