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Linda Greenhouse to Deliver 2008 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law

NEW YORK—Linda Greenhouse, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Former Supreme Court Correspondent of The New York Times, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph M. Goldstein Senior Fellow in Law, Yale Law School, will deliver the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at the New York City Bar Association.

The Association created this special annual lecture in 2000 to recognize Justice Ginsburg’s ground-breaking contributions to the advancement of women’s rights and her achievements as a lawyer, professor and judge.

What:
The Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law

Who:
Welcome: PATRICIA M. HYNES, President, New York City Bar

Introduction: HON. RUTH BADER GINSBURG, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Lecture, What a Judge Knows, by LINDA GREENHOUSE, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Former Supreme Court Correspondent of The New York Times; Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph M. Goldstein Senior Fellow in Law, Yale Law School

When:
Tuesday, November 18 th, 2008, 7:00 p.m.

Where:
New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association (www.nycbar.org) was founded in 1870, and since then has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.

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