She writes blistering dissents and fights for the rights of women, children, and others at society’s margins. She’s a native of Brooklyn, was Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi during her undergraduate years at Cornell University; She attended Harvard and Columbia law schools, and was the Founder of and Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union: Women’s Rights Project.
She taught at various law schools and worked at various law firms, and was nominated by President Carter to United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and took oath of office June 30, 1980. She was later nominated by President Clinton as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and took oath of office August 10, 1993.
She can leap logical fallacies like a gazelle and expose the pretense of priviledge with a tap on a keyboard.
You can find The Notorious R.B.G. tumblr here
And a wonderful collection of photos that capture RBG’s distaste for her colleagues’ mansplaining.