The Influence of Sandra Day O'Connor
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The paper looks at O'Connor's influence upon laws pertaining to gender discrimination, racial discrimination, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and Supreme Court principles vis-a-vis non-discrimination. The paper also looks at how O'Connor's views differ from those of more conservative justices. The paper explores the United States Supreme Court's doctrine on non-discrimination prior to her arrival and then proceeds into a discussion of her career. Finally, the paper examines the legacy of O'Connor and offers a brief consideration of the future of non-discrimination policy in the United States now that she is gone. The paper argues that O'Connor was an extremely influential justice - if a controversial one - and that her impact upon the United States Supreme Court will be felt for many generations yet to come.
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