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Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Supreme Court Justice John Roberts
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Supreme Court Justice John Roberts
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On the role of the Court in preserving the separation of powers

On the brevity of the Constitution

On her dissent in Kelo v. City of New London, Connecticut

On the history of the Court's ability to enforce its decisions

On Justices William Rehnquist and William Brennan

On the nomination and confirmation hearings of William Rehnquist

On the leadership of Chief Justice William Rehnquist

On the Court's decision in Casey v. Planned Parenthood

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On John Marshall's contribution to the American law and politics

On John Marshall and the establishment of judicial review

On the similarities between Chief Justices John Marshall and William Rehnquist

On William Rehnquist's political and legal philosophies

On William Rehnquist and the institutional stability and legitimacy of the Court

On William Rehnquist's leadership

On the rule of law and the Court's authority as the final arbiter of constitutional law

On the importance of judicial independence