COURTING HISTORY

“WILL A WOMAN ALTER THE COURT?” The dramatic story of Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court nomination #CourtingHistory

Every Supreme Court nomination is historic in some respect. But the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to serve on the Supreme Court was especially historic: she would become the first woman to serve on the High Court. Check out this #CourtingHistory thread from @ShortCircuit)_IJ to learn about the news coverage before and after her historic nomination.

And, of course, every Supreme Court nomination triggers much discussion about the proper role of a judge. To learn more about IJ’s views on the role of judges, visit IJ’s Center for Judicial Engagement.


Tags: Judicial Confirmations, Judicial Philosophy, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

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