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    Title
    Sandra Day O'Connor : how the first woman on the Supreme Court became its most influential justice 1st ed.
    Author
    Biskupic, Joan.

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    Personal Author:
    Biskupic, Joan.
    Title:
    Sandra Day O'Connor : how the first woman on the Supreme Court became its most influential justice / Joan Biskupic.
    Edition statement:
    1st ed.
    Publication info:
    New York : ECCO, ©2005.
    Physical description:
    x, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-386) and index.
    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.
    Summary:
    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.
    Personal subject:
    O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
    Corporate subject:
    United States. Supreme Court--Biography.
    Subject term:
    Judges--United States--Biography.
    Genre or Form:
    Biographies.
    Added author:
    O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
    LCCN:
    2005052103
    ISBN:
    0060590181 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
    ISBN:
    9780060590185 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)

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      KF 8745 .O25 .B57 2005 1 Materials that can be checked out Howard W. Hunter Law Library 3rd Floor Main Collection
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