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Jennifer Brinkley on Justice Ginsburg

Season 1, Ep. 386

In this episode, Jennifer L. Brinkley, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the University of West Florida, discusses her article, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Examining Her Path to the High Court Bench and its Intersection with the ACLU," which was published in the Lincoln Memorial University Law Review. Brinkley begins by describing the arc of Justice Ginsburg's career, and the discrimination she faced as a law student and lawyer. She explains how Ginsburg excelled as a law professor and litigator. And she describes how Ginsburg became a judge and Supreme Court Justice. She closes by reflecting on whether someone like Justice Ginsburg could be confirmed today. Brinkley is on Twitter at @JusticeIsFemale.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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