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How Sandra Day O'Connor's 5-year career break changed the game for women in the workplaceHow Sandra Day O'Connor's 5-year career break changed the game for women in the workplace - June 29, 2020
by Carol Fishman Cohen, NBC News
Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch pays tribute to the retired Supreme Court Justice, 60 years after the start of her career break and subsequent rise to the top of her field. Tributes to a luminary such as Sandra Day O’Connor, now 90 years old and re...

O'Connor's LawO'Connor's Law - October 1, 2019
Magazine article by Evan Thomas, Southwest Magazine
See the world and you’ll be a better judge of everything. That’s what retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor taught the women and men who worked for her. When Sandra Day O’Connor graduated near the top of her class from Stanford Law Schoo...

First: Sandra Day O'ConnorFirst: Sandra Day O'Connor - March 19, 2019
Book by Evan Thomas
*NEW YORK TIMES* BESTSELLER The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives—by the New Y...

Supreme Court “Majoritizing”: What Justice O’Connor and Justice Kennedy Can Tell Us About the Near Future - April 1, 2017
Law review article by William Usnick & Lee Usnick, S. L. J.
EXCERPT: I. INTRODUCTION The number five is one of the most important numbers in the United States: the number of votes needed for a majority on the United States Supreme Court. Few justices in recent history have more frequently been, or are more ...

Influences and Influence: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Constitutional Doctrine - January 2, 2017
Law review article by Kenneth M. Murchison, Quinnipiac Law Review
Articles INFLUENCES AND INFLUENCE: JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR AND CONSTITUTIONAL DOCTRINE Kenneth M Murchison INFLUENCES 392 Gender: The First Female Justice 394 Politics: A Reagan Republican from the West 398 Legislative Experience: A Practic...

How Sandra Day O'Connor Beat the Odds, Ruled the Court, and Became the Most Powerful Woman in America - March 1, 2016
Magazine article by Lizzie Jacobs, mental_floss magazine
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor recently announced that she is withdrawing from public life. In 2016, Mental Floss magazine profiled how the Arizona cowgirl rose to become the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, transforming a 191-year-old all...

Brian O'Connor oral historyBrian O'Connor oral history - February 29, 2016
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
O'Connor House Today is February 29, 2016. We are interviewing Brian Day O'Connor at the O'Connor House in Tempe, Arizona. What are your earliest memories of this house? Brian O'Connor Oh, this house. We had a little wading pool, just outside the l...

Gender and Judging: Reflections on “Sisters in Law”Gender and Judging: Reflections on “Sisters in Law” - January 1, 2016
Law review article by Mary Jane Mossman, Can. J. Women & Law
Linda Hirshman, Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World (New York: Harper Collins, 2015). Mary Jane Mossman Gender and Judging: Reflections on "Sisters in Law" We want to expl...

The Intersection of the Takings Clause and Rising Sea Levels: Justice O'Connor's Concurrence in Palazzo Could Prevent Climate Change ChaosThe Intersection of the Takings Clause and Rising Sea Levels: Justice O'Connor's Concurrence in Palazzo Could Prevent Climate Change Chaos - January 1, 2016
Law review article by Devon Applegate, B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev.
THE INTERSECTION OF THE TAKINGS CLAUSE AND RISING SEA LEVELS: JUSTICE O'CONNOR'S CONCURRENCE IN PALAZZOLO COULD PREVENT CLIMATE CHANGE CHAOS DEVON APPLEGATE* Abstract: Takings Clause jurisprudence is in a state of disarray. The Supreme Court of the...

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the WorldSisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World - September 1, 2015
Book by Linda Hirshman
NPR Best Book of 2015 *NEW YORK TIMES* BESTSELLER *WASHINGTON POST* BESTSELLER The author of the celebrated *Victory* tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women t...

A Tribute to Sandra Day O'Connor - April 15, 2015
Speech by Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum

Robert McConnell oral historyRobert McConnell oral history - March 17, 2015
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Bob McConnell I am Bob McConnell. This is March 17, 2015. St. Patrick's Day. O'Connor House So tell us a little bit about your background and how you ended up in the nation's capital. Bob McConnell Okay, I went to Arizona State University undergra...

Steve Savage oral historySteve Savage oral history - February 10, 2015
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
O'Connor House Tell us about the first time you met Sandra Day O'Connor. Steve Savage Well, the first time I met Sandra would have been through John, and I really can't recall. It was either at a law firm function. I was at Fennemore Craig with Joh...

Sen. Leo Corbet oral historySen. Leo Corbet oral history - February 9, 2015
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Leo Corbet My name is Leo Corbet, L-E-O C-O-R-B-E-T. Today is February 9, 2015. That I am of sane mind and... O'Connor House (Laughs). That's great, we know you are. Alright so, to get the ball rolling, tell us about the first time you met Sandra Da...

O'Connor's Canons: The Professional Responsibility Jurisprudence of Justice Sandra Day O'ConnorO'Connor's Canons: The Professional Responsibility Jurisprudence of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor - January 1, 2015
Law review article by Steven H. Hobbs, Willamette L. Rev.
O'CONNOR'S CANONS: THE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY JURISPRUDENCE OF JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR STEVEN H. HOBBSt Justice Sandra Day O'Connor came to the Supreme Court at a tJ'me of tremendous change in the legal profession. With the development of ...

Sen. Carl Kunasek oral historySen. Carl Kunasek oral history - November 13, 2014
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Carl Kunasek My name is Carl, C-A-R-L, and I usually insert my middle initial J, and last name Kunasek, K-U-N-A-S-E-K. Today's date is November 13 2014. O'Connor House Terrific. All right. Well, I just want you to know that your granddaughter Eliza...

Michael Rooney oral historyMichael Rooney oral history - October 30, 2014
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Michael Rooney October 30th, 2014. And I feel as if I'm in a deposition, I'm feeling as if this is the start, but, but my name is Michael Rooney. And I'm here to answer and talk about the O'Connor House project. O'Connor House Alright, so tell us a...

Gay Wray oral historyGay Wray oral history - October 28, 2014
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Gay Wray Gay Firestone Wray, G-A-Y, last name W-R-A-Y. October the 28th, 2014. O'Connor House All right, so, to get started, tell us about the time when you first met Sandra Day O'Connor. Gay Wray I can't remember the first time. Our family moved h...

Lucia Howard oral historyLucia Howard oral history - October 28, 2014
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
Lucia Howard Lucia Fakonas Howard. October 28, 1914--1914, 2014! (laughs) 1914. O'Connor House Alright, so Lucia, tell us about the first time you met Sandra Day O'Connor. Lucia Howard I believe the first time I actually met her was at a meeting o...

Alan Day oral historyAlan Day oral history - October 27, 2014
Interview by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
O'Connor House So Mr. Day, tell us what was it like growing up on the Lazy B Ranch with your sister? Alan Day I had two sisters. I was actually closer in age and closer in school and closer to and than I was Sandra because Sandra was 10 years, my se...

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