Tag Archives: biography

New Book: Sisters in Law!

Author Linda R. Hirshman’s new book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World is an account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be … Continue reading

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New Book: The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

You know her as the Notorious RBG, now read about her work and life! The new book The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Scott Dodson chronicles and evaluates the achievements Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made over in more than … Continue reading

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New Book: Just Mercy

“Not since Atticus Finch has a fearless and committed lawyer made such a difference in the American South. Though larger than life, Atticus exists only in fiction. Bryan Stevenson, however, is very much alive and doing God’s work fighting for … Continue reading

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Horace T. Ward to be Honored by UGA

UGA will honor retired federal judge Horace T. Ward with an honorary doctor of laws degree during the Spring Graduate Commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 9 in Stegeman Coliseum. Ward was the first African-American to challenge the racially discriminatory admission … Continue reading

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New Book: Sonia Says!

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been making the talk show rounds recently promoting her new autobiography My Beloved World. Be the first to check out this book from the Law Library Balcony KF8745 .S67 A3 2013.  To learn more … Continue reading

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New Books: Darrow!

The Law Library recently added the book, Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned to its collection (Balcony KF373 .D35 F37 2011). This new biography of attorney Clarence Darrow makes use of recently released Darrow correspondence, allowing the author to share … Continue reading

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