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Sandra Day O'Connor Retires

Sandra Day O’Connor announced her retirement from the Supreme Court today. O’Connor was appointed by Ronald Reagan as the first woman on the Supreme Court and has recently built a reputation of being the “swing” vote on many key Supreme Court decisions. Given that O’Connor was a key vote in support of upholding the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade jurisprudence, the fight over this replacement is sure to be an ugly one.

Posted by Misha Tseytlin at July 1, 2005 11:12 AM