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On This Date in Legal History

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. On September 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination (99-0). Take a look at the Congressional Record– http://goo.gl/WnRvev. She became the first woman to serve on the … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On August 19, 1981, President Reagan sent a letter to the U.S. Senate nominating  Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. Take a look at his letter at https://goo.gl/nA6Bxz. The Senate unanimously confirmed her appointment in a 99-0 vote … Continue reading

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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. 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 … Continue reading

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On June 4, 1990, the United States Supreme Court decided Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens. The case involved public high school students who tried to create a student-led, voluntary, Christian bible study club. The students intended to … Continue reading

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Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. On September 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination (99-0). Take a look at the Congressional Record– http://goo.gl/WnRvev. She became the first woman to serve on the … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor

On July 7, 1981, President Reagan announced his intent to nominate Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court. You’ll find his statement at http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=44042. On August 19, 1981, the President sent a letter to the Senate confirming the … Continue reading

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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. 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 … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas, on March 26, 1930.  President Reagan nominated her to the Supreme Court on August 19, 1981.  Take a look at the President’s letter at http://goo.gl/qGTGwf.  The United States … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

In 1979 Joe Hogan applied for admission to the School of Nursing at Mississippi University for Women.  He was seeking to obtain a degree in nursing, but the University had a single-sex admission policy.  They only admitted women.  He sued … Continue reading

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Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court.  The Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination (99-0) on this date in 1981.  Take a look at the Congressional Record– http://goo.gl/WnRvev.  She became the first woman to serve on … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court on this date in 1981.  The United States Senate unanimously confirmed her appointment, and on September 25, 1981, she became the first woman to serve on the Court. … Continue reading

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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. Take a look at the President’s remarks @ http://bit.ly/1Cou0fD and the New York Times article that reported on the announcement @ http://nyti.ms/1fyBoFz. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Justice O’Connor

On this date in 1930 Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas. Read more about her @ http://www.lawsuitgame.com/blog/?p=2480#sthash.KrT4cNfd.dpbs.

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Sandra Day O’Connor

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court.  The Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination on this date in 1981.  Take a look at the Congressional Record– http://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/274_1981.pdf.  She became the first woman to serve on the … Continue reading

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Sandra Day O’Connor

President Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to the United States Supreme Court on this date in 1981.  The United States Senate unanimously confirmed her appointment, and on September 25, 1981, she became the first woman to serve on the Court. … Continue reading

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The First Woman Justice on the Supreme Court

On this day in 1981, President Reagan nominated the first woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court– Sandra Day O’Connor.  The Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination. She was sworn in on September 25, 1981, and continued to serve on … Continue reading

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