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Litigating Equality: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Fight to Expand Civil Liberties


Featuring: Brenda Feigen, Nadine Strossen, Irin Carmon
Recorded: Friday, November 5, 2021

Throughout her career, RBG was determined to fulfill what she believed was America’s unfinished promise: expanding the opening words of the Constitution— “We the People”—to include an ever-growing group. She was inspired to become a lawyer amid the 1950s McCarthyite threat to civil liberties, and the legal strategy she pioneered with the ACLU Women's Rights Project was an explicit attempt to build a legal landscape of equality between the sexes. Join Brenda Feigen, RBG’s co-founder and director of the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project, as she discusses the legacies of their work in conversation with legal scholar Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU, moderated by Irin Carmon, author of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Creative: Tronvig Group