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Sandra Day O'Connor: Her Life and Legacy: Tributes and Testimonials

On April 5, 2006, ASU Law was officially renamed the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. It was the first law school to be named after a woman.

Tributes and Testimonials

A Tribute to Sandra Day O'Connor presented by the Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum in partnership with Cornell Law School's Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, iCivics and the Virtue Foundation held with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan (April 15, 2015).

Greco, Michael S. and Stephen J Wermiel, Human Rights Hero - Sandra Day O'Connor [notes]. 36 Hum. Rts. 26 (2009).

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 119 Harv. L. Rev. 1239 (2006).

Stephen G. Breyer, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 119 Harv. L. Rev. 1242 (2006).
 
Ruth V. McGregor, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 119 Harv. L. Rev. 1245 (2006).
 
Glen D. Nager, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 119 Harv. L. Rev. 1248 (2006).
 
Kathleen Sullivan, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor119 Harv. L. Rev. 1251 (2006).
 
Joyce CraigAfterword: Lazy B and the Nation's Court: Pragmatism in Service of Principle.(A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor)(Testimonial). 119 Harv. L. Rev. 1257 (2006).
 
John Paul Stevens, Tribute to Justice O'Connor, 31 J Sup. Ct. Hist. 99 (2006).
 
Anthony M. KennedyWilliam Rehnquist and Sandra Day O'Connor: An Expression of Appreciation.(Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1663 (2006).
 
Scott Bales, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: No Insurmountable Hurdles.(Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1705 (2006).
 
Staurt Banner, Speeding Up to Smell the Roses (Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1713 (2006).
 
Michael T. Friedland, A Wife Justice and a Great Boss, (Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1717 (2006).
 
John K. Setear, In Version, (Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1721 (2006).
 
Kent D. Syverud, Lessons from Working for Sandra Day O'Connor, (Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Legacy of Chief Justice Rehnquist and Justice O'Connor)(Testimonial), 58 Stan. L. Rev. 1731 (2006).
 
Elizabeth F. Defeis, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor from an International Perspective.(Fifth Annual Sandra Day O'Connor Medal of Honor). 27 Seton Hall L. Rev. 391(1997).  
 
Viet Dinh First Impressions: A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. 21 Seton Hall Leg. J. 3 (1997).
 
Katherine L. Adams, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xii (1996).
 
M. Bernard Aidinoff, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xiii (1996).
 
William J. Brennan, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xvi (1996).
 
Gary L. Francione, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Some Reminiscences, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am L. xx (1996).
 
Cynthia H. Hall, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xxvii (1996).
 
Marci A. Hamilton, Sandra Day O’Connor: Justice, Ambassador, and Role Model, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xxx (1996).
 
Judith S. KayeAn Impressive Show: A Tribute to Justice O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xxxiv (1996).
 
Daniel M. Mandil, A Tribute, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xxxix (1996).
 
Roberta Cooper Ramo, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xlii (1996).  
 
Kenneth W. Star, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xlv (1996).
 
Kimba M. Wood, A Tribute to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, 1996 Ann. Surv. Am. L. xlviii (1996).
 
Laurence Wren Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: Reflections of a Fellow Jurist. 1981 Ariz. St. L. J. 647 (1981).    
 
Alan A. Matheson, Justice Sandra D. O'Connor. 1981 Ariz. St. L. J. 649 (1981).

It is a long way from the Lazy B to the Marble Palace on Capitol Hill...

It is a long way from the Lazy B to the Marble Palace on Capitol Hill — and further still to the many world capitals that Sandra Day O’Connor has visited in her quest to advance around the globe the rule of law, so threatened on that long-ago morning at the Lazy B. DA and MO (the future Justice’s mother, Ada Mae), who enjoyed going off to see the wide world from time to time themselves, would be proud of how far she has traveled from that dusty ranch house — and proud also of how rooted in that place, and its values, she has remained.

Craig Joyce, Andrews Kurth Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Institute for Intellectual Property & Information, University of Houston Law Center