Sandra Day O’Connor

Slate’s take on her career and decisions.

Calling it a day

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor: Her legacy and what her resignation means for the court,” dialogue by Emily Bazelon, Oona A. Hathaway, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted July 1, 2005.

Supreme Court Conversation: The Miss Manners School of Jurisprudence,” by Tim Wu, Walter Dellinger, Dahlia Lithwick, and Charles Fried. Posted June 28, 2005.

The Supreme Court Shortlist: The views of the likely candidates,” by Emily Bazelon and David Newman. Posted June 24, 2005.

A Supreme Court Dialogue: Justices Breyer and O’Connor Get Cozy,” by Dahlia Lithwick and Walter Dellinger. Posted June 29, 2004.

Sandra’s Days: The cowgirl from Arizona gets personal,” by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 25, 2004.

The Breakfast Table: An Alternative to ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors,’ ” by Walter Dellinger and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted June 23, 2003.

Chief Justice Roulette: Handicapping the Supreme Court shuffle,” by Dahlia Lithwick.
Posted Nov. 25, 2002.

Sandy’s Choice: Justice O’Connor must choose between her inner feminist and federalist,” by Emily Bazelon. Posted Oct. 17, 2002.

Handicapping McCain-Feingold: ‘It’s Chief Justice on the inside, with Sandra Day right beside him … ,’ ” by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 4, 2002.

Ahead by a Nose: The Supreme Court plays the numbers game,” by Dahlia Lithwick.
Updated Feb. 20, 2002.