- Start: Sep 03 2019 18:30
- Finish: Sep 03 2019 19:30
- Time zone: America/Chicago
The Clinton Foundation and Clinton School of Public Service will host the next Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture featuring the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. This will be the 29th installment of the Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series.
Justice Ginsburg will discuss her quarter century on the nation’s highest bench and historic legal career prior to being nominated by President Bill Clinton to serve as the second female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, was born in Brooklyn, New York, March 15, 1933. She married Martin D. Ginsburg in 1954, and has a daughter, Jane, and a son, James. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, attended Harvard Law School, and received her LL.B. 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 1959–1961. From 1961–1963, 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 1963–1972, and Columbia Law School from 1972–1980, and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California from 1977–1978. In 1971, she co-founded the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, and served as the ACLU’s General Counsel from 1973–1980, and on the National Board of Directors from 1974–1980. She served on the Board and Executive Committee of the American Bar Foundation from 1979-1989, on the Board of Editors of the American Bar Association Journal from 1972-1978, and on the Council of the American Law Institute from 1978-1993.
She was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1980. President Bill Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. After receiving unanimous confirmation from the United States Senate, she took her seat August 10, 1993.
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Please note that the event location is the Jack Stephens Center on the UA Little Rock Campus, located at the corner of S. University Avenue and W. 28th Street.If you are traveling on I-630, both the University Avenue and Fair Park Boulevard exits provide access to W 28th Street. Detailed directions to the Jack Stephens Center can be found here.
Parking and ArrivalParking for the event will be available in Lots 13 West, 13 East, and 14 at the Jack Stephens Center. Attendees must enter the event through the arena's main entrance at the southeast corner. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
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