Not a Particularly Different Voice: The Jurisprudence of Sandra Day O'Connor

Front Cover
P. Lang, 1998 - Law - 199 pages
0 Reviews
As the leading voice of conservative pragmatism on the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has surprised both liberals and conservatives by crafting new approaches to several areas of American constitutional law. Much of the prior work examining Justice O'Connor's Supreme Court record has tried in vain to demonstrate that she stakes out legal positions based on her gender. In this comprehensive and systematic study, Robert W. Van Sickel explores the full corpus of O'Connor's opinions, as well as her various speeches, articles, and work on the Arizona Court of Appeals. He identifies a set of flexible yet consistent values that pervade her decisions during the past fifteen years.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction and Research Framework
1
Justice OConnors Career Prior to Her United
13
Justice OConnors General Approach to Legal
43
Copyright

5 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information