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Second Stein Lecture - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Stein Lecture:
A Conversation between Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Professor Robert A. Stein

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

General Seating

Doors open:  4:00 PM
Event begins:  4:30 PM
Note:  Please plan to arrive early to be seated in time for the event to start on time.

175 Willey Hall
225 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Tickets*:  No Cost

Priority registration will be given to University of Minnesota law students (limit 1 per student) until September 5.

General public registration (limit 2 tickets per household)  begins on September 5 at 10 AM.

No purses, bags, backpacks, cell phones, cameras, video or recording devices will be allowed in the auditorium.

Location, parking and transportation information:  Willey Hall is located on the West Bank campus of the University of Minnesota campus, near Washington Avenue and 19th Avenue in Minneapolis.  Building info and links to maps and parking options are available here.  Please note that Lot 86 fills quickly and you may wish to consider other options. 

Willey Hall is also located near the West Bank Station for the Green Line. The Metro Transit website has information about bus and light rail options to get to Willey Hall.

** Please note:  Currently, there are no tickets available for this event. We encourage you to check back, as tickets may be returned if people are unable to attend. We will have a cancellation line at Willey Hall on September 16, beginning at 3 PM, where people will be able to wait in line to see if tickets are available. **

*At the end of your registration, there will be an option to download and save your ticket for you to print and bring with you to the event. If you are unable to download and print your ticket, please contact U of M Tickets & Events. No tickets will be mailed. Please note: If you are unable to attend, please return your ticket(s) to U of M Tickets & Events, so that another person may be able to attend.  Thank you.

RUTH BADER GINSBURG was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by President Bill Clinton in 1993. Prior to her appointment to the Court, she served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Before going on the bench, Justice Ginsburg was a professor of law at Columbia University School of Law, and before that, she taught at Rutgers University School of Law.

Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in launching the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, and she litigated a series of cases solidifying a constitutional principle against gender-based discrimination. She has served on the Council of the American Law Institute, the Board of Editors of the ABA Journal, and the Board of the American Bar Foundation. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

Justice Ginsburg has a B.A. from Cornell University, attended Harvard Law School, and received her law degree from Columbia Law School.

Photo:  Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

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Professor Robert A. Stein, class of 1961, dean of the Law School for 15 years, and former chief operating officer of the American Bar Association, generously endowed this lecture series to enrich the program of the Law School by inviting leaders of the bench and bar and of the governments of the United States and other nations to deliver an annual lecture on a topic of national or international interest. 

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U of M Tickets and Events
84 Church St SE, Ste 13
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-2345
Fax:  612-625-4008
Email:  umntix@umn.edu

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