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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to speak at Notre Dame

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak at the University of Notre Dame on September 12.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.

Ginsburg will engage in a dialogue on a wide range of issues with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and Trustee, according to the university.

Ginsburg earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and law degree from Columbia Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1959 to 1961. From 1961 to 1963, she was a research associate and then associate director of the Columbia Law School Project on International Procedure. She was a professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law from 1963 to 1972 and at Columbia Law School from 1972 to 1980, and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California, from 1977 to 1978.

She was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton and took her seat on August 10, 1993.

The event is free but tickets are required.

Tickets are available on www.nd.edu/ginsburg and in person or via phone through the Murnane Family Ticket Office at Purcell Pavilion, 574-631-7356.

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