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  • Ballotpedia (Ballotpedia, 2021)
    An encyclopedia article detailing the judicial career of Merrick Garland, his nomination to the United States Supreme Court by President Barack Obama and his nomination to be General by President Joe Biden. The article ...
  • Brest, Mike (The Washington Examiner, 2021-02-22)
    An article discussing the confirmation hearings before the Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate for Merrick Garland. Garland was President Joe Biden's nominee for the position of Attorney General. It notes ...
  • Lepore, Jill (The New Yorker, 2020-09-18)
    This obituary considers the noteworthy career of Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who died on September 18, 2020, after serving on the Supreme Court for 27 years. Ginsberg is most noted for her role in advancing ...
  • Supreme Court of Canada (Supreme Court of Canada, 2020-07-06)
    Rosalie Silberman Abella was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2004 by then Prime Minister Paul Martin. Born in 1946 in a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany, she has the distinction of being the first Jewish woman ...
  • Breyer, Stephen; Gillis, Talia; Passow, Dani (C-Span, 2020-06-15)
    A C-Span interview with the Jewish American Supreme Court Justice, Stephen Breyer . At approximately the 21 minute mark he is asked about how his Jewish background relates to his work. Click on the link above to access ...
  • Lumbard, J. Edward (Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 1965)
    Acceptance Speech on Behalf of Justice Frankfurter upon receiving National District Attorneys Association's 1964 Furtherance of Justice Award. The speech presents some of the biographical highlights of this American Jewish ...
  • Dicker, Ron (The Forward, 2009-12-16)
    “ 'The work that Bill did with the outcasts, the unpopular and the disenfranchised was to be a good Jew, continuing the Jewish tradition of standing up for the underdog,' Emily Kunstler said. The Kunstler daughters have ...
  • Ginsburg, Ruth Bader (Washington University Law Review, 1979-01)
    An article written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Washington University Law Review. The article discusses t he proposed Equal Rights Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment in terms of the "two rubrics under which gender-based ...
  • Ginsburg, Ruth Bader; Flagg, Barbara (University of Chicago Legal Forum, 1989)
    An article coauthored by Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Barbara Flagg on feminist legal thought in the 1970s. The article was written before Justice Ginsberg became a member of the United States Supreme Court. Click on the icon ...
  • Dershowitz, Alan M. (New York Times, 2008-09-25)
    In this book review of a biography of Louis Brandeis, Alan Dershowitz reviews the achievements of the first Jewish Supreme Court justice. Click on the link above to access.
  • Brandeis, Louis D (Frederick A Stokes Company, 1914-03)
    A famous collection of essays by Louis D Brandeis, who was the first Jewish Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Click on the icon below to access a pdf version of the book. Keep in mind there are many blank pages ...
  • Stollberg, Sheryl Gay; Seelye, Katharine Q.; Foderaro, Lisa W. (New York Times, 2010-05-10)
    An article in the New York Times discussing the background, and political and legal views of Elena Kagan. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Oyez (Oyez, 2017)
    A piece in Oyez describing Elena Kagan, her background, education and legal approach. Provides links to information about cases she had previously argued before the Supreme Court. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Greenhouse, Linda (New York Times, 2017-06-22)
    An o-ed piece in the New York Times about a Supreme Court decision which illustrates how Justice Ginsburg meticulously follows the logic of her judicial philosophy. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Oyez (Oyez, 2017)
    Biographical article about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her persistence in the face of adversity and her performance on the Supreme Court. Also provides links to the cases she argued before the Supreme Court prior to her appointment ...
  • Halberstam, Malvina (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-01)
    An article about Ruth Bader Ginsberg in the Jewish Women's Archive, from Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia.. Click on the link above to read the article.