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History of Women on the Supreme Court
A look at the history of women on the Supreme Court, including the first female justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the second female justice Ruth Bader ...
Timeline of Female Supreme Court Justices - Women's Issues
Girls and young women growing up today forget that as recently as a generation ago, there were no women on the Supreme Court. It took nearly two hundred ...
Elena Kagan's Rise to Supreme Court Justice - Women's Issues
Those who knew her growing up said Elena Kagan always wanted to be a Supreme Court Justice. But no one could have predicted that her nomination would ...
Who Was the First Woman Supreme Court Justice? - Women's History
She was confirmed by the Senate 99-0 on September 21, 1981, and took her seat -- the first time a woman had held such a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court -- on ...
First Woman on the Supreme Court of the United States
On September 25, 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor officially became the first woman to be a judge on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Who Was the First Woman on the Supreme Court - American History ...
Answer: Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman to be on the Supreme Court in 1981. She was nominated by Ronald Reagan. O'Connor had previously ...
Sonia Sotomayor - Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court's First ...
"If Obama Chooses a Woman For the Supreme Court" Early speculation about Sotomayor as front-runner and whether or not she had the credentials.
Sonia Sotomayor Biography - Women's History - About.com
After contentious confirmation hearings, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Hispanic Justice and third woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sandra Day O'Connor - Women's History - About.com
Known for: first woman to serve as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Appointed in 1981 by President Ronald Reagan, and known as ...
Roe v. Wade Supreme Court Decision: Facts and ... - Women's History
Wade Supreme Court decision, legalizing abortions under most conditions ... All state laws limiting women's access to abortions during the first trimester of ...