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    Notorious RBG

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    Notorious RBG : the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Carmon, Irin, author.

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame-- she was just trying to make the world a little better and a little freer. But along the way, the feminist pioneer's searing dissents and steely strength have inspired millions. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, created by the young lawyer who began the Internet sensation and an award-winning journalist, takes you behind the myth for an intimate, irreverent look at the justice's life and work. As America struggles with the unfinished business of gender equality and civil rights, Ginsburg stays fierce.

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    My beloved world

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    My beloved world

    Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-

    "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir."--Provided by publisher.

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    The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor

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    The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor

    Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-, author.

    "An adaptation for middle graders based on the bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, in which the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's details her achievements, which serve as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Mi mundo adorado

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    Mi mundo adorado

    Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-

    La primera latina y tan sólo la tercera mujer designada a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, Sonia Sotomayor se ha convertido en un icono americano contemporáneo. Ahora, con un candor e intimidad nunca antes asumidos por un juez en activo, Sonia nos narra el viaje de su vida -- esde los proyectos del Bronx hasta la corte federal -- en una inspiradora celebración de su extraordinaria determinación y del poder de creer en uno mismo.

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    I dissent

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    I dissent : Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark

    Levy, Debbie, author.

    Traces the achievements of the celebrated Supreme Court justice through the lens of her many famous acts of civil disagreement against inequality, unfair treatment, and human rights injustice.

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    Thurgood Marshall and equal rights

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    Thurgood Marshall and equal rights

    Cavan, Seamus.

    Examines the life and accomplishments of the first black judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

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    Thurgood Marshall

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    Thurgood Marshall

    Williams, Carla, 1965-

    A biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, discussing his childhood and family, his college years and marriage, his career as a lawyer and Civil Rights champion, his appointment to the Court, and his legacy.

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    Sandra Day O'Connor

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    Sandra Day O'Connor : justice for all

    Gherman, Beverly.

    A biography that follows Sandra Day O'Connor from her childhood on an Arizona ranch, through her days as a young lawyer, to her appointment as the first female to be named to the Supreme Court.

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    I am Sonia Sotomayor

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    I am Sonia Sotomayor

    Meltzer, Brad.

    An illustrated biography of Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.

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    The Supreme Court

    Examines the creation of the court and follows it through the brink of the Civil War, paying particular attention to the fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court - John Marshall - and to his successor, Roger Taney.

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    The Supreme Court

    Explores the issues before the court from the aftermath of the Civil War through the 1930s. This was a period of unprecedented economic growth as the nation industrialized, but was also a time of unregulated work conditions - the court found itself squarely in the middle of what was almost class warfare.

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    The Supreme Court

    Focuses on the court's reaction to state and federal legislation on Bill of Rights freedoms, with special attention to the explosion of civil rights cases from the early 1940s to the present.

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    The Supreme Court

    Details the court from the election of President Richard Nixon - who appointed 4 new justices in less than two years - through to the more recent Court of today. During this period one man put his stamp on the institution and solidified and enhanced the power of the Court in the modern area - William H. Rehnquist.

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