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Sandra Day O'Connor : how the first woman on the Supreme Court became its most influential justice

Author: Joan Biskupic; Sandra Day O'Connor
Publisher: New York : ECCO, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Draws on interviews, private papers, and articles to chronicle the twenty-five years Sandra Day O'Connor spent serving on the Supreme Court, discussing how she became one of the most influential judges in the court's history and her impact on the American judicial and legal system.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sandra Day O'Connor; Sandra Day O'Connor; Sandra Day O'Connor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Biskupic; Sandra Day O'Connor
ISBN: 0060590181 9780060590185
OCLC Number: 61296006
Description: x, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pioneer roots --
"The rules of the game" --
A Supreme Court opening --
"Never one of the boys" --
Reagan's choice --
The marble palace --
The gender trap --
Ascending the bench --
"The transitory nature of life" --
Still in the game --
Shifting ground on abortion --
End of an era --
Finding new bearings --
Abortion battles continue --
Scalia v. O'Connor --
Open files --
Appearances count --
Moving forward.
Responsibility: Joan Biskupic.

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Draws on interviews, private papers, and articles to chronicle the twenty-five years Sandra Day O'Connor spent serving on the Supreme Court, discussing how she became one of the most influential judges in the court's history and her impact on the American judicial and legal system.

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