Sandra Day O’Connor, who made history as the first woman on the Supreme Court, dies at 93

By: - December 1, 2023 12:15 pm

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. O’Connor spoke to the necessity for civics education in maintaining an independent judiciary. The former associate justice also expressed doubt about the process in some states of electing judges, and about the validity of asking Supreme Court nominees how they would vote in the future. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick | Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.