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Who is Jane Carol Ginsburg?
Jane Carol Ginsburg is an American attorney and the daughter of the late former associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She serves as the Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law at Columbia Law School.
Ginsburg was elected to the British Academy in 2011. She teaches and writes about copyright law, international copyright law, legal methods, and trademark law. Being multilingual, Ginsburg is fluent in French and Italian. She has been a visiting professor at law schools and universities in France and Italy and also in Australia, England, Israel, and New Zealand.
She serves as a vice president of the Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale. This is a Paris-based international organization created to promote and defend authors’ rights, and the president of its U.S. chapter.
How Old is Jane Carol Ginsburg?
Ginsburg is 65 years old as of 2020 having been born on July 21, 1955, in Freeport, New York, U.S. She shares her birthday with other famous people such as Robin Williams, Romeo Santos, Sara Sampaio, Cat Stevens, Yu Shinoda, among others.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Family
Who are Jane Carol Ginsburg’s parents?
Ginsburg was born in a family of lawyers. She was to Ruth Bader Ginsburg an American Jurist and Martin D. Ginsburg who taught at Georgetown University Law Center. Her father Martin specialized in tax law and was also was of counsel to the American law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
Martin died of complications from metastatic cancer on June 27, 2010. This was a few days after Martin and Ruth had celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary which was on June 23, 2010.
Ginsburg’s mother has served as the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death on September 18, 2020. She received attention in American popular culture for her fiery liberal dissents and refusal to step down, leading to her being dubbed “The Notorious R.B.G.”, a play on the name of rapper The Notorious B.I.G.
Jane and her mother are the first mother-daughter pair ever to serve on the same law faculty in the United States. The feature film On the Basis of Sex, which is a biography of her mother Ruth was released in 2018. In the film, a teenage Jane is portrayed by actress Cailee Spaeny.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Mother’s Death
Ginsburg’s mother died on September 18, 2020, at age 87 from complications of pancreatic cancer. Before her death, Ginsburg had dictated a final statement to her granddaughter Clara: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” This shows that she was very much aware that she was about to die. Ruth Ginsburg has battled with cancer complications and other ailments since her first diagnosis of colon cancer in 1999.
As a result of her death, millions of dollars have been donated to ActBlue.
Does Jane Carol Ginsburg have siblings?
Ginsburg has a younger brother James Steven Ginsburg, a music producer and the founder and president of Cedille Records. She is an aunt to Steven’s two children.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Education
Ginsburg earned a B.A. (1976) and M.A. (1977) degrees from the University of Chicago. In 1980, she received her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and a D.E.A. from Université de Paris II in 1985.
In 1995, she received her Doctor of Law degree from Panthéon-Assas University.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Husband
Ginsburg married the love of her life George T. Spera Jr. of Mays Landing, New Jersey in 1981. Spera works for the law firm Shearman & Sterling.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Kids
Jane and her husband have two children together. They have a son Paul Spera who is an actor. Paul graduated from Yale in 2008 with a double major in French and theater studies. Their daughter Clara Spera took after her grandmother Ruth and followed the law path. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 2017.
Clara serves as a lawyer licensed in New York. Days before her grandmother’s death, she dictated a letter to Clara telling her that she does not want to be replaced on the Supreme Court until a new U.S. president is installed.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Height
Jane’s height is not yet disclosed.
Jane Carol Ginsburg Net Worth
Jane has earned her money, and wealth through her law career. However, her net worth is not yet disclosed.