Theatre Or and Tattered Cover present Honoring Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a free webinar series designed as community outreach in association with the Colorado premiere of the play Sisters In Law by Jonathan Shapiro, produced by Theatre Or in association with Elzabeth Weber, Dale Franzen, and Don Franzen. Based on the bestseller by Linda Hirshman, the play explores the relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first two women to become Supreme Court Justices. Its purpose is educational - to provide the public with more insight into these iconic women and their careers, accomplishments, and legacy. It is also designed to illuminate the artistic process in bringing this double biography to life on the stage. The play runs September 25 - October 31 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. Webinars begin September 2 and run through October 20 with specific dates, topics, and participants listed below. and playing September 25 through October 31, at the John Hand Theater in Denver.
This webinar series is proudly sponsored by the following: The League of Women Voters, The Colorado Bar Association, The Denver Bar Association, Boulder Jewish Community Center, The National Council of Jewish Women, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Tierney Lawrence LLC, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP, University Lending Corporation, and The University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Monday, October 4 | 6:30 p.m.
Panel participants will speak with CU Law School’s newest Dean about what these women mean to them personally, to the law and legal
education and opportunities for all United States citizens, but especially women. They will also speak to work left undone.
Essence Duncan - Second-year Law Student
Arash Jahanian - Deputy General Counsel for Denver Public Schools and former staff attorney at the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
Jon Olafson - Partner at Lewis Brisbois, Colorado Bar Association Executive Council member
Moderator: Dean Lolita Buckner Inniss - Dean of University of Colorado Law School