Sisters in Law: The Legal Cases

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, The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Mizel Arts and Culture Center at the J, Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation, and Colorado Attorneys for the Arts.

The Legal Cases

Tuesday, September 28 | 6:30 p.m.

Our own “sisters in law” on the Colorado Supreme Court will discuss with CU Professor Helen Norton the major legal cases with which the
Supreme Court Justices were involved, along with those cases’ legal and societal impacts.


Justice Monica Márquez - Colorado Supreme Court Justice

Justice Melissa Hart - Colorado Supreme Court Justice

Justice Maria Berkenkotter - Colorado Supreme Court Justice

Moderator: Professor Helen Norton - Professor and Ira C. Rothberger, Jr. Chair in Constitutional Law at the University of Colorado Law School

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World By Linda Hirshman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062238474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2016

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