Sandra Day O'Connor - first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court - with President Reagan. She inspires me. After graduation from law school, at least 40 law firms refused to interview her for a position as an attorney because she was a woman. She eventually found employment as a deputy county attorney after she offered to work for no salary and without an office, sharing space with a secretary. She served on the Court of Appeals until 1981 when she was appointed to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Justice-nominee Sandra Day O'Connor talks with President Ronald Reagan outside the White House, July

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg - (left to right) Sandra Day O'Connor, Sonia Sotomayor, Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan on October 2010

Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is an American jurist who was the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. She served as an Associate Justice from 1981 until her retirement from the Court in 2006. O'Connor was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.[1] In the latter years of her tenure, she was regarded as having the swing opinion in many cases.

An American Supreme Court justice. Although completed in private school, she started her education at home.

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Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor speaks before Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff is sworn in at the Ronald Reagan Building March 2005 in Washington, DC. Chertoff replaced Tom Ridge who was the first Homeland Security Secretary.

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1981 Sandra Day O’Connor on her hard-won career and the high stakes of her history-making appointment to the Court.

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved Sandra Day O’Connor as the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1981.

Sandra Day O'Connor (born March is a retired United States Supreme Court justice. She was the first woman appointed to the court, serving as an Associate Justice from 1981 until retiring from the Court in 2006

Sandra Day O'Connor - first woman Supreme Court Justice, she is a major inspiration for women in the legal profession.

Sandra Day O'Connor - Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, there was just one woman cloaked in the black robe of the United States' highest court. Fulfilling a campaign promise to break that gender barrier, President

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Sept. 25, 1981: Sandra Day O'Connor is the first woman to be sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger, as her husband John O'Connor looks on.

Sandra Day O'Connor is the first woman to be sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger, as her husband John O'Connor looks on.

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LAW~July 1981 President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court. She served until Jan.

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