Sandra Day O'Connor

Type: Person
Name: Sandra Day O'Connor (Sandra Day O Connor)
Title: Justice
Date of Birth: 26/03/1930
Place of Birth: El Paso, Texas
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Sandra Day O'Connor
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 3 reports

Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Action Policies

In a 6-2 decision, the high court ruled Michigan’s ban on race-based decisions in college admissions does not violate the constitutionThe Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states can ban affirmative action policies without violating the U.S. Constitut ... [Published Time - 22 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Campus diversity still wanted Our view

if they had exhausted race-neutral alternatives , affirmative action in higher education is living on borrowed time -- likely far shorter that the 25 years Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote in ... ... [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Campus diversity still wanted: Our view

Affirmative action in college admissions isn't quite dead yet, but the Supreme Court put it in the intensive care unit Tuesday, holding that it was fine for Michigan voters to ban the practice at public colleges and universities.Five other states (Arizona, ... [Published USA Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sandra Day O'Connor and Jeff J. Curley: Founding Principles in the Digital Age

Something important happened in education last month. The College Board announced a new design for the SAT exam. And in doing so the organization made a commitment that every student who takes the new exam will read a passage from America's founding documents ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Should Supreme Court Justices Play Politics With Retirement?

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens’ new book — Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution — comes out tomorrow, and has been getting as much attention as you might expect for a book by a former justice calling for multiple ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

US a Banana Republic?

The Roberts court is turning our country into just that according to Norm Ornstein in National Journal.  Oligarchs will rule.   Roberts has, over the past few years, taken a meat-ax to 50 years and more of law and precedent on campaign finance, ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Updates: Friedland Confirmation Delayed, Smithkline Briefs Submitted

The parties to the case , but at least one judge did.Smithkline Beecham was a in the Ninth Circuit, even though the case started as a civil suit over HIV drug pricing. A juror was stricken after mentioning his partner during voir dire, presumably on the ... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Phoenix pushes higher education for downtown

The profile of higher education in downtown Phoenix has increased significantly in the past month. And city leaders want the trend to continue."No city in the country has done more to partner with higher education than the city of Phoenix," said Mayor ... [Published University Business - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 3 reports

Sandra Day OConnor says Kent Syverud will be a great Syracuse University chancellor

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor told Syracuse University today it had a great chancellor in Kent Syverud. "Hiring Kent was a very good decision for ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Jim Boeheim, George Saunders, other Syracuse University celebs discuss "great universities"

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim, George Saunders and other Syracuse University celebrities will be discussing "Great Universities in the Next 25 Years" at a public event Friday morning on the SU campus.The 10:30 a.m. symposium at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse ... [Published Syracuse Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Against type

“How well do you type?” Former U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor, speaking at her induction into the county’s Women’s Hall of Fame, shared the challenges of finding a law firm willing to hire a female lawyer in the 1950s. O’Connor was among ... [Published San Mateo Daily Journal - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Sandra Day O'Connor Discusses Making History During Stockton College Appearance

Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor spoke of the need to teach civics to young people during her appearance at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Monday night.The first woman to serve on the Supreme Court told about 3,000 spectators on the ... [Published Ocean City Patch - Mar 25 2014]

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Affirmative Action on the Ropes [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
Campus diversity still wanted Our view [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
Going Negative on Affirmative Action [Published American Spectator - 4 hours ago]
Michigan and the Backlash Against Race Preferences [Published Frontpagemag.com - 5 hours ago]
Scalia’s plain truth on affirmative action [Published New York Post - 10 hours ago]
Campus diversity still wanted: Our view [Published USA Today - 12 hours ago]
5 takeaways from affirmative-action ruling [Published Politico - 13 hours ago]
University of Michigan says it will use all 'le... [Published SperoNews - 14 hours ago]
'Share My Lesson' Now Has a Half-Million Users ... [Published American Federation of Teachers - 16 hours ago]
Supreme Court green-lights Michigan ban on affi... [Published McClatchy DC - 16 hours ago]
Supreme Court Ruling Empowers Voters to Strike ... [Published American Spectator - 16 hours ago]
Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban [Published Breitbart.com - 17 hours ago]
Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Upheld By Supr... [Published RedState Blog - 22 hours ago]
Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Actio... [Published Time - 22 hours ago]
Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Actio... [Published Swampland - 22 hours ago]
Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Actio... [Published TIME.com - 22 hours ago]
Divided Supreme Court upholds Michigan measure ... [Published McClatchy DC - 23 hours ago]
Sandra Day O'Connor and Jeff J. Curley: Foundin... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Should Supreme Court Justices Play Politics Wit... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 21 2014]
Everything you didn’t even think you wanted to ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 21 2014]
US a Banana Republic? [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 20 2014]
Updates: Friedland Confirmation Delayed, Smithk... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Apr 18 2014]
Retired justice to speak at UCLA law school com... [Published Daily Bruin - Apr 18 2014]
Mitch McConnell, Judicial Activist [Published Weekly Standard - Apr 18 2014]
GSV Capital Corp. to Host Fifth Annual ASU + GS... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 17 2014]
Race still matters in the college admissions pr... [Published Daily Sundial - Apr 17 2014]
Could America Become a Banana Republic? [Published National Journal - Apr 17 2014]
Mustangs, inmates thrive at Arizona State Prison [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Apr 16 2014]
AZ Business Leaders: An Anti-Immigrant Reputati... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
On Apr. 22 in Schuette v. BAMN , the Supreme Court of the United States held 6-to-2 that a Michigan constitutional amendment ending racial preferences in many aspects of state government does not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth ...
Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Upheld By Supr... [Published RedState Blog - 22 hours ago]
A huge blow for freedom was struck today when the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 that the voters of the state of Michigan actually have the right to govern themselves. Background In 2003, the Supreme Court ruled in a case known as Grutter v. Bollinger ...
Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Actio... [Published Swampland - 22 hours ago]
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states can ban affirmative action policies without violating the U.S. Constitution. The ruling, in a 6-2 decision, upholds a voter-approved amendment to Michigan’s state constitution that prohibits race-based college ...
Supreme Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Actio... [Published TIME.com - 22 hours ago]
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states can ban affirmative action policies without violating the U.S. Constitution. The ruling, in a 6-2 decision, upholds a voter-approved amendment to Michigan’s state constitution that prohibits race-based college ...
US a Banana Republic? [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 20 2014]
The Roberts court is turning our country into just that according to Norm Ornstein in National Journal.  Oligarchs will rule.   Roberts has, over the past few years, taken a meat-ax to 50 years and more of law and precedent on campaign finance, ...
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The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizo... [Published Financial Services - Mar 11 2014]
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