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Justice on the Brink: Twelve Months that Transformed the Supreme Court

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the rise of Amy Coney Barrett.

Upcoming: December 1, 2021 6:00 pm
This is a virtual event
Speakers:
  • Linda Greenhouse
  • Melissa Murray
Justice on the Brink

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a seismic shift in the history of the Supreme Court, cementing a conservative majority on the bench as the country experienced a pandemic, underwent a divisive presidential election, and witnessed the Capitol insurrection. In her new book, Justice on the Brink, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times writer Linda Greenhouse provides a behind-the-scenes look at the twelve months that reshaped the Supreme Court and the years of conservative activism behind the rise of Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

Join us for a conversation with Greenhouse moderated by professor Melissa Murray of the NYU School of Law.

Produced in partnership with New York University’s John Brademas Center

Speakers:

  • Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School; Contributing Opinion Writer, New York Times; Author, Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months That Transformed the Supreme Court
  • Melissa Murray, Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network, NYU School of Law; Co-author, Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories

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