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United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg introduced Minow, saying: “I am so glad to share with this City Bar audience the pleasure of listening to the Harvard Law School dean Martha Minow, a legal educator whose extraordinary intelligence resides in bright harmony with her inspiring humanity. She is an innovative scholar, writer and teacher and a public citizen of the most caring kind.”
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The annual lecture was created by the New York City Bar Association in 2000 to recognize Justice Ginsburg’s ground-breaking contributions to the advancement of women’s rights and her achievements as a lawyer, professor and judge. Previous lecturers include Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues; Linda Greenhouse, Former Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times; The Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Wisconsin; The Honorable Christine M. Durham, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Utah; The Honorable Judith S. Kaye. Chief Judge of the State of New York; The Honorable Margaret H. Marshall, Chief Justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts; Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland; Roxanne Barton Conlin, First woman president, Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Lani Guinier, The Bennet Boskey Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Madeleine K. Albright, Former United States Secretary of State, Kathleen L. Sullivan, Dean, Stanford University School of Law.