O'Connor, Sandra Day
1930 -

Alias: Sandra Day
Born: 3/26/1930 in El Paso, Texas
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
DC, South
AZ, West
CA, West
Legal Education:
Stanford University Law School, 1952
Other Education:
Stanford University
Positions During Her Career:
Deputy County Attorney of San Mateo County, California (1952-1953)
Civilian attorney for Quartermaster Market Center, Frankfurt, Germany (1954-1957)
Practiced law in Maryvale, Arizona (1958-1960)
Served as Assistant Attorney General of Arizona (1965-1969)
Arizona State Senator (1969-1975)
Judge of the Maricopa County Superior Court (1975-1979)
Judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals (1979-1981)
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1981-2006)
Currently serves on the board of trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
Woman appointed to the Supreme Court (1981)

Further Research Materials

Barbara Babcock, Alma Mater: Clara Foltz and Hastings College of the Law, 21 Hastings Women's Law Journal 99 (2010)
Courting O'Connor
Charles Lane, Courting O'Connor, The Washington Post, July 4, 2004, available at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16332-2004Jun29.html
Catherine Aman, Centuries of Change, Women in the Law, The American Lawyer, March 1999, pp.57-60
A Timeline of Women's Legal History in the United States
Professor Cunnea and Lisa Small, A Timeline of Women's Legal History in the United States. March 8, 1998.
Dawn Bradley Berry, The 50 Most Influential Women in American Law. Los Angeles: Contemporary Books (1996).
Rebecca Mae Salokar and Mary L. Volcansek (Eds.), Women in Law: A Bio-bibliographical Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1996).