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.
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 - 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