WATCH | A Panel Discussion with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Former Law Clerks

Apr 30, 2024Bolch Prize, Latest News

Dean Kerry Abrams moderates a panel discussion with three of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s former law clerks: Duke Law Professors Lisa K. Griffin (clerked in 1997-98) and Matthew Adler (clerked in 1992-93) and Duke Law alumna Sarah Boyce ’12 (Deputy Attorney General & General Counsel, NC Department of Justice, clerked in 2015-16).

This conversation was hosted as part of celebrations at Duke University on April 8, 2024, honoring the life and legacy of Justice O’Connor, the 2024 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law.

Justice O’Connor’s son, Scott O’Connor, was among the attendees, and beginning at 54:26 he speaks about the impact of his mother’s early career experience as an assistant attorney general stationed in an Arizona state mental hospital.