Date(s) - 10/12/2020
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Equal in Law and Life: Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The event will honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s global legacy of pursuing equality, on International Human Rights Day (10 December) 2020, by convening an intergenerational group of women leaders and advocates for gender equality for to reflect on the transformative impact of her work on equality in the law and in life.
Women leaders, jurists, policy makers, young legal scholars, civil society and others from around the world will discuss how women’s leadership in jurisprudence and their interpretative work on constitutional justice can help alter the legal landscape in communities and countries where women and men experience grave threats to both de jure and de facto discrimination.
These transnational conversations will explore lessons and stories from around the world and reflect on the pioneering legal strategies that Justice Ginsberg adopted in particular her emphasis on interpreting the Constitution of the United States in its fullest capacity to allow justice to prevail in favor of comprehensive and substantive equality.