• Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer for women's rights even before she was on the Supreme Court

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a Supreme Court justice, she was widely acknowledged as a trailblazer in establishing women's rights.
    As a lawyer who played a prominent role in several Supreme Court cases, Ginsburg's work against sex discrimination helped to change the way we all think about women.
    In 1971, Ginsburg wrote a brief that persuaded a unanimous court to invalidate the state's preference for males.
    In one case involving a widower, Ginsburg reasoned that rigid attitudes about sex roles could harm everyone.
    As the debate about the treatment of women rages across the United...
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