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The Books Briefing: The Lives Behind the Legal Decisions

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fandom knew: Your weekly guide to the best in books
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , attracted a fandom like no Supreme Court justice before her. Halloween costumes, Tumblr accounts, films (such as ), and books (including ) cemented her cult (carefully rendered by Jane Sherron De Hart in the biography ), this meme-ified public image can seem perplexing. But, as the staff writer , the intimacy of her fandom makes sense given the Ginsburg fought for in the Court. Reading her reveals both her powerful grasp of the law and her passion forequal rights. , , weaves together her personal convictions and her professional mission.

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