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CANCELED Jeffrey Rosen and Dahlia Lithwick

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:00pm
LJ-119, First Floor
Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540


This event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required for entry. Register here and reserve your copy of the book.

National Book Festival Presents Jeffrey Rosen in a discussion of his new book, “Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty and Law,” with Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor at Slate. Book sales and signing to follow. Co-sponsored by the Law Library of Congress.

This event is part of the Law Library's NIGHT OF LAW at the Thomas Jefferson Building. We also invite you to join our 5 p.m. activity, Transcribe-a-thon for Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. Be sure to register for both events!


Tickets are required for entry to this event. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Entry is not guaranteed. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of house management. Room LJ-119 doors open at 6 p.m.

Please request ADA accommodations at least 5 days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or



What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest Metro stations are Capitol South (Blue/Orange/Silver lines—a two-block walk) or Union Station (Red Line—a half-mile walk). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garages are also available; the largest is at Union Station. For more details, please visit:


What can/can't I bring into the event?

All visitors must pass through airport-like security to enter the Library. All personal items will be scanned, including jackets, purses, briefcases, etc. Please allow plenty of time to pass through security. Note that the Library forbids certain items and there are no provisions for checking or holding prohibited belongings. For more information, please visit:


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, tickets are required for entry to this event. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Can I update or cancel my registration information?

Yes. Attendees can log into Eventbrite to update registration information or cancel attendance. We strongly encourage attendees to cancel tickets they will not use so that patrons still interested in attending can register.


I can no longer register for a ticket; can I still attend?

Yes, if unfilled seats are available after ticketed guests have been seated. There will be a line for those not having tickets; however, there is no guarantee of a seat.


Can I get my book(s) signed?

Yes, with restrictions. To join the signing line and meet Jeffrey Rosen, attendees must purchase a copy of his latest book, “Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty and Law,” when registering for a ticket or onsite at the event.

No memorabilia or books from home will be signed.


Will the event be livestreamed?

Yes. The event will be livestreamed on the Library’s Facebook page at and its YouTube site (with captions) at


Will I be notified if the event is canceled due to inclement weather?

Yes. In the event of inclement weather, publicized events are subject to delay and/or cancellation. Patrons will be notified of any alterations to posted event times in advance of the event.


How can I contact the organizers with any questions?

For details about event logistics, please contact the Library of Congress Events Office at or call (202) 707-5218. For details about ticketing or book sales, please contact or call (202) 290-1636.

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East City Bookshop is proud to be the official bookseller for this event.

Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250235169
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 5th, 2019