Lori Shelby, Ph.D., Founder & CEO
I had planned on a more traditional methods monday post this week on where to find Covid data for business planning purposes such as predicting supply chain impacts, however, the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg hit me hard this week, as it did many other women across the nation.
There are many tributes to Justice Ginsburg that are being published right now, which is both wonderful and fitting, but if you are looking for a tribute that tells you about the impact of some of her landmark cases, as well as providing sources for more information, then this blog post is for you.
Justice Ginsburg has improved the lives of most women in the United States, although relatively few can tell you how. She also fought for male equality, yet it is the simple fact that she always carried a pocket sized constitution in her purse that I find particularly endearing.
To honor Justice Ginsburg, I researched her landmark cases and put together a list of some of the most notable ones:
Of course the internet and the movie entitled "On the Basis of Sex" provide more information on Justice Ginsberg, but I also have three books in my library that I would recommend to those interested in learning more about Ruth Ginsberg's life and legacy:
We have lost a hero of the equal rights movement this week and to compound the sadness from this event, many are anxious regarding the potential impact on this year's presidential election in regard to the future of the Supreme Court. Regardless of your political leanings, let's remember to, "Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.