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Annual Timeline

2006

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor


In 2006, Justice O'Connor was serving as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Calendar year 2006 included the U.S. Supreme Court terms 2005 and 2006.

Justice O'Connor wrote 1 Supreme Court opinion and gave 12 speeches or interviews during the year.

 January

 
Coverage - Law review article
A Good Judge, by Craig Joyce
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
In-Version, by John K. Setear
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
Tribute to Justice O'Connor, by John Paul Stevens
31
Event
Steps down as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Begins to serve as a visiting judge at U.S. Circuit Courts around the country, maintaining chambers at the Supreme Court and continuing to hire law clerks

 February

1
Event
First meeting held to plan the relocation of the historic O'Connor House (Barbara Barrett, Gay Wray, and Justice and John O'Connor meet to discuss the fate of the O'Connor family home, a sun-dried adobe brick house which was slated for demolition by its new owner.)

 March

 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
6
Award
Receives Life Time Achievement Award from The National Association of Women Judges Association
10
Coverage - Radio appearance
25
Newspaper article
26
Event
Turns 76 years old

 April

 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
O’Connor’s Copyright Legacy, by Matthew K. Dames
 
Coverage - Law review article
Problems with Minimalism, by Cass R. Sunstein
 
Coverage - Law review article
The Assumptions of Federalism, by Erwin Chemerinsky
 
Coverage - Law review article
 
Coverage - Law review article
A Wise Justice, and a Great Boss, by Michelle T. Friedland

 May

22
Honorary Degree
Receives honorary Doctor of Laws from Yale University

 June

 
Coverage - Book
23
Interview / Radio appearance

 September

1
Law review article / Speech
19
Honorary Degree
Receives honorary Doctor of Laws from Elon University School of Law

 October

20
Post-Retirement Opinion
28
Award
Receives Lincoln Leadership Prize from The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

 December