Make History
On this day in history, Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female Supreme Court Justice. She served for a quarter century, where she had a major influence on the court’s decisions. She also helped inspire a generation of women to pursue careers in law—when O’Connor was appointed, thirty-six percent of law school students were women; by the time she retired from the court in 2006 that percentage had risen to forty-eight percent.

Make History

On this day in history, Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female Supreme Court Justice. She served for a quarter century, where she had a major influence on the court’s decisions. She also helped inspire a generation of women to pursue careers in law—when O’Connor was appointed, thirty-six percent of law school students were women; by the time she retired from the court in 2006 that percentage had risen to forty-eight percent.

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