A Look At Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Environmental Legacy

Scotus Women Portrait
A detail of Artist Nelson Shanks’ painting, “The Four Justices”, a 9-foot 6-inch by 7-foot 9-inch oil on canvas portrait of the first four female justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, top row, from left, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, bottom row, from left, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is seen during a press preview at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP Photo
Scotus Women Portrait
A detail of Artist Nelson Shanks’ painting, “The Four Justices”, a 9-foot 6-inch by 7-foot 9-inch oil on canvas portrait of the first four female justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, top row, from left, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, bottom row, from left, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is seen during a press preview at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP Photo

A Look At Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Environmental Legacy

Reset checks in WBEZ sustainability contributor Karen Weigert and an environmental law expert to discuss Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s environmental legacy. Experts say the late Supreme Court justice’s writings and rulings had an enormous impact on U.S. environmental policy.

GUESTS:

Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer for the city of Chicago

Howard Learner, executive director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center; adjunct professor at Northwestern Law and Michigan Law School