On This Date in Legal History

On July 7, 1981, President Reagan announced his intent to nominate Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court.

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Sandra Day O’Connor, 1st Female Justice of the Supreme Court

Take a look at the President’s remarks at http://bit.ly/1Cou0fD, and the New York Times article that reported on the announcement at http://nyti.ms/1fyBoFz. On September 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination and she became the first woman to sit on the highest court in the land.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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