Sandra Day O'Connor Jurist Award Committee

MANDATE: The Award, named for Sandra Day O'Connor, is to be given from time to time to a judge in the United States or Canada, whether or not a Fellow of the College, who has demonstrated exemplary judicial independence in the performance of his or her duties, sometimes in especially difficult or even dangerous circumstances.

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Committee Members

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David E. Dukes

Chair

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P.

Columbia, SC

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Todd N. Thompson

Vice Chair

Thompson-Hall P.A.

Lawrence, KS

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David J. Beck

Member

Beck Redden LLP

Houston, TX

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Larry A. Burns

Member

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

San Diego, CA

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Elizabeth A. Dunigan

Member

Woburn, MA

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Lynette Labinger

Member

Lynette Labinger, Attorney at Law

Providence, RI

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Michael J. McAuliffe

Member

Montgomery County Circuit Court

Rockville, MD

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Bruce R. Pfaff

Member

Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd

Chicago, IL

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Jocelyn Speyer

Member

Superior Court of Justice

Oshawa, ON

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Karen Frink Wolf

Member

Verrill Dana

Portland, ME

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Sally J. Ferguson

Immediate Past Chair

Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A.

Minneapolis, MN

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Mona T. Duckett, Q.C.

Regent

Dawson, Duckett, Garcia & Johnson

Edmonton, AB