Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
A Partnership for Civic Education: iCivics in Oklahoma
Law School for Educators
OEA Attorney Heath Merchen
(pictured left), OU Professor Mary
Sue Backus, and Criminal Defense
Attorney John W. Coyle III, spoke
to teachers regarding legal issues
confronting the educators of today.
Attorney Amy Fischer concluded the
session with an overview of the
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Volume 5, Number 3
Return of the
A Conversation with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Oklahoma
Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Taylor
The Justices are pictured with moderators OBA President Cathy Christensen and OCU
President Robert Henry. Oklahoma Middle and High School students had the opportunity to
question the Justices regarding judicial issues, constitutional law, and career choices.
Justice O’Connor addresses educators,
attorneys, students, and guests regarding the
importance of civics education in the class-room.
Justice O’Connor believes that civic learning
is essential to the future of democracy in our
country. The OBA and OCU support Justice
O’Connor’s mission to return civic education
to a place of prominence in our schools.