Wednesday, January 28, 2015

          Professor Scott Dodson's New Book on Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg featured in Inaugural Episode of The RightsCast

          New video podcast series, produced by Professor Nancy Leong of University of Denver Sturm College of Law, features timely and important research relating to civil rights.
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          Professor Scott Dodson is featured in a new podcast about his upcoming book, The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

          The podcast series, entitled The RightsCast, is produced by Professor Nancy Leong of University of Denver Sturm College of Law. The RightsCast features timely and important research relating to civil rights. In each episode, Professor Leong interviews a different professor about his or her recent work. A new episode of The RightsCast is released every Wednesday.

          In his book, available from Cambridge University Press on Feb. 1, Dodson discussed at length the important role Justice Ginsburg has played in the evolution of civil rights during her illustrious and long career, beginning with her tenure as a law professor and advocacy for the ACLU; continuing through her time on the bench with the DC Circuit Court of Appeals; and through today, as the second female justice appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

          Watch the video podcast below, or click here to watch on YouTube

          Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a legal icon. In more than fifty years as a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Ginsburg has influenced the law and society in real and permanent ways. Her impact on the law cannot be overstated. Yet no book on Ginsburg’s legacy exists. This book fills that gaping void.

          The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg chronicles and evaluates the remarkable achievements Ginsburg has made over the past half century. Including chapters written by prominent court watchers and leading scholars from law, political science, and history, it offers diverse perspectives on an array of doctrinal areas and on different time periods in Ginsburg’s career. Together, these perspectives document the impressive – and continuing – legacy of one of the most important figures in modern law.

          Order The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg here

          Professor Scott Dodson 

          Scott Dodson is Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair and Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Dodson has authored more than thirty-five articles appearing in the Stanford, Michigan, California, University of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Northwestern University Law Review. He is the author of New Pleading in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford 2013). His writings have been cited by six circuit courts. Dodson is a frequent commentator in various news media and has blogged at SCOTUSblog, Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog, and PrawfsBlawg. Read Professor Dodson's full bio

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