US Supreme Court Justice To Speak In New Mexico

Jun 23, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak at a summer symposium in Santa Fe by the Women's International Study Center.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice

Ginsburg is to speak along with Albuquerque lawyer Roberta Cooper Ramo at the Aug. 15 opening of the symposium entitled, "Risk and Reinvention: How Women Are Changing the World."

There will be panel discussions the next day about women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business. The sessions will be at the Drury Plaza Hotel.

Organizers said there are scholarships available for college students and young people ages 18 to 29 to attend the symposium.

Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993. She is an opera fan and usually attends performances at the Santa Fe Opera each summer.

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