Galen Sherwin

Galen Sherwin is a senior staff attorney at the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, founded by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, where she litigates cases around the country focusing on achieving gender equality in employment and education. She is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was a Stone Scholar and recipient of the Rosenman Prize for academic excellence in public law, and of Yale University, where she was awarded the Steere Prize in Women’s Studies. Ms. Sherwin also serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School.

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The Early Years:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

The Early Years: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Breaks the Cage [Blog Series on US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

In 1972, the year I was born, a young law professor became the founding director of the ACLU Women’s Rights Project. Ruth Bader Ginsburg built the groundwork for modern feminist jurisprudence while at the ACLU, bringing a series of ...