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Amicus Presents: The Class of RBG

Who were the nine other women in Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Harvard Law class? The justice remembers them all.

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Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick goes back to where one of the most influential legal careers in U.S. history began—Harvard Law School, September 1956—to find out what we can learn from the other women of the class of 1959, and their notorious classmate.

Read Slate’s full interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg about her own time at Harvard Law School and her memories of her female classmates here. Read the full stories of each woman’s life here.

Podcast production by Sara Burningham.

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