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International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, we've made a number of chapters from The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2nd Edition), hosted on USC, freely available for a limited time only:


Nineteenth Amendment - In 1920, America's Nineteenth Amendment was ratified, providing that “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
Sandra Day O’Connor - In 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female United States Supreme Court Justice.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - In 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second female United States Supreme Court Justice.

This content forms part of the interactive timeline we have created to mark the legal landmarks of women across the globe - browse the whole collection today.

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