September 25, 1981
Sandra Day O’Connor is sworn in as Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger, her husband John O’Connor looks on.
Raised on an Arizona cattle ranch, Sandra was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court.  She stepped down from the bench in 2006 but occasionally serves as a substitute judge in federal appellate courts.  Sandra is also involved with civics education though iCivics.
Arizona State University renamed its law school the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2006.

September 25, 1981

Sandra Day O’Connor is sworn in as Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger, her husband John O’Connor looks on.

Raised on an Arizona cattle ranch, Sandra was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court.  She stepped down from the bench in 2006 but occasionally serves as a substitute judge in federal appellate courts.  Sandra is also involved with civics education though iCivics.

Arizona State University renamed its law school the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2006.