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Sandra Day O'Connor

Sandra Day O’Connor (Retired), Associate Justice, was born in El Paso, Texas, March 26, 1930. As a child, she rode and hunted, learned about farming and how to raise cattle, and got to know and appreciate the wide variety of wild, indigenous animals around her family’s ranch. Young Sandra really did have a pet bobcat, tortoise, and a darling dog named Susie who became her most cherished animal friend. Justice O’Connor received her B.A. and LL.B. from Stanford University. She married John Jay O’Connor III in 1952. President Reagan nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she... Read More

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Photo © 1994 Dane Penland, Smithsonian Institution, courtesy of the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.



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Out of Order
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8432-3 (0-8129-8432-3)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“I called this book Out of Order because it reflects my goal, which is to share a different side of the Supreme Court. Most people know the Court only as it exists between bangs of the gavel, when the Court comes to order to hear arguments or give...
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Out of Order
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor
Random House | Hardcover | March 2013
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9392-9 (0-8129-9392-6)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“I called this book Out of Order because it reflects my goal, which is to share a different side of the Supreme Court. Most people know the Court only as it exists between bangs of the gavel, when the Court comes to order to hear arguments or give...
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Finding Susie
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor, Illustrated by Tom Pohrt
Knopf Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | June 2009
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-84103-3 (0-375-84103-2)

A “perfect pet” story from Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Sandra is growing up on a desert ranch surrounded by animals, but she wants one to have her very own pet. A tortoise isn’t really friendly, a little rabbit is too fearful, and a young coyote howls to rejoin his pack. A bobcat... Read more






The Majesty of the Law
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6747-0 (0-8129-6747-X)

In this remarkable book, a national bestseller in hardcover, Sandra Day O’Connor explores the law, her life as a Supreme Court Justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow, and change as an American institution. Tracing some of the origins of American law through history, people, ideas... Read more






Lazy B
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor and H. Alan Day
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6673-2 (0-8129-6673-2)

Now, for the first time in paperback, here is the remarkable story of Sandra Day O’Connor’s family and early life, her journey to adulthood in the American Southwest that helped make her the woman she is today—the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and one of the most powerful... Read more





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