Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Reading List

Justice Ginsburg has authored, and joined in, countless dissents over the years, some of which have inspired legislation.  Here are a few of the notable dissents authored by Justice Ginsburg:

  • Honda Motor Co. v. Oberg, 512 U.S. 415, 436 (1994) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to Oyez.
  • City of Chi. v. Int'l Coll. of Surgeons, 522 U.S. 156, 175 (1997) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to Oyez.
  • Amoco Prod. Co. v. S. UTE Indian Tribe, 526 U.S. 865, 880 (1999) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to Oyez.
  • Palazzolo v. R.I., 533 U.S. 606, 645 (2001) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to Oyez.
  • Gratz v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 244, 298 (2003) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to Oyez.
  • Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 550 U.S. 618, 643 (2007) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SupremeCourt.gov.
  • Winter v. Nat. Res. Def. Council, Inc., 555 U.S. 7, 43 (2008) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • ‚ÄčRicci v. DeStefano, 557 U.S. 557, 608 (2009) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Burlington N. & Santa Fe Ry. v. United States, 556 U.S. 599, 620 (2009) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Se. Alaska Conservation Council, 557 U.S. 261, 296 (2009) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Connick v. Thompson, 563 U.S. 51, 79 (2011) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • United States v. Tohono O'odham Nation, 563 U.S. 307, 330 (2011) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Coleman v. Md. C.A., 132 S. Ct. 1327, 1339 (2012) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 133 S. Ct. 1351, 1373 (2013) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Fisher v. Univ. of Tex., 133 S. Ct. 2411, 2432 (2013) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Shelby Cty. v. Holder, 133 S. Ct. 2612, 2632 (2013) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Vance v. Ball State Univ., 133 S. Ct. 2434, 2454 (2013) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting). LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2751, 2787 (2014) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.
  • CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, 134 S. Ct. 2175, 2189 (2014) (Ginsburg, J., dissenting).  LINK to SCOTUSblog.

For more dissent opinions authored, or joined, by Justice Ginsburg, please visit Proquest's Supreme Court Insight database (authentication required for users off-campus).