By Dana Hill, CARPLS Associate Board Member and Clinical Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She is a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project.
Any lawyer can help women assert their legal rights.
The film On the Basis of Sex, opening Christmas Day, is the second film this year about the life and legal career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The documentary RBG—released in May—has grossed $14 million so far and was recently shortlisted for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Both films depict Ginsburg’s important role in advancing gender equality by persuading the Supreme Court to expand its interpretation of the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause to women.
During the 1970s, Ginsburg was general counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union and director of its […]