Film, Video Strickland v. Washington Conference: Keynote Address

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Title
Strickland v. Washington Conference: Keynote Address
Summary
The Law Library and the Constitution Project cosponsored a day-long conference on the right to the effective assistance of counsel and, in particular, the case of Strickland v. Washington. Sandra Day O'Connor, retired Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, provided the keynote address and took questions from the audience. Justice O'Connor spoke of the impact of Strickland v. Washington and cited it as one of two cases that she will likely be most remembered for. Rubens Medina, Law Librarian of Congress, and Virginia Sloan, president of the Constitution Project, provided opening remarks and the Librarian of Congress James H. Billington addressed the audience prior to Justice O'Connor's keynote.
Event Date
November 07, 2007
Notes
-  Sandra Day O'Connor is a former justice of the United States Supreme Court. In 1972, she was elected majority leader of the Arizona senate, making her the first woman to hold such an office in the United States.
Related Resources
Law Library: https://www.loc.gov/law/
Running Time
43 minutes 28 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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