The University of Arizona

Enhancing Judicial Independence, Accountability, and Selection for the State Court Judiciary: A Program for Reform
Fordham Law School, New York, NY - April 8, 2008

On April 8, 2008, Sally Rider, Director of the Rehnquist Center, participated in a conference on judicial independence and accountability the Center co-sponsored at Fordham University Law School. Rider served as the moderator for a discussion with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Justice Stephen Breyer. The Justices spoke about the need for more public education regarding the importance of a fair, impartial, and independent judiciary. This was the fourth in a series of regional conferences organized by the Rehnquist Center on judicial independence, accountability, and state judicial selection and retention.

John D. Feerick introduces Sally Rider, Justice Stephen Breyer, and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

Rider moderates discussion with Justice Stephen Breyer and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor