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Sandra Day O’Connor

Name at birth: Sandra DaySandra Day O'Connor was the first woman ever to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Born Sandra Day, she earned undergraduate and law (1952) degrees from Stanford…

Sandra Day O'Connor, 2005 News

associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, stunned the nation in July when she announced her retirement. O'Connor, who was the Court's first woman justice, was appointed by President…

Ginsburg, Ruth (Joan) Bader

(Encyclopedia) Ginsburg, Ruth (Joan) Bader, 1933–, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1993–), b. Brooklyn, N.Y. A graduate (1954) of Cornell, she attended Harvard Law School,…

O'Connor, Sandra Day

(Encyclopedia) O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930–, U.S. lawyer and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1981–2006), b. El Paso, Tex. Graduating from Stanford law school (1952),…

John Roberts, 2005 News

judge, was nominated by President Bush in July to replace Sandra Day O'Connor as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. By all accounts, the Harvard-educated, deeply religious…

Edith Brown Clement

Edith "Joy" Brown Clement is a judge on the United State Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans, Louisiana. In July of 2005 Clement was reported to be on the short list of…

Samuel Alito, 2005 News

federal judge, was nominated as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice by President Bush in October. Bush selected Alito four days after Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination. If confirmed, Alito…

Samuel Alito

Name at birth: Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr.On 31 October 2005 Samuel A. Alito, Jr. was nominated by President George W. Bush to replace outgoing associate justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the United…

John G. Roberts, Jr.

John G. Roberts, Jr. was confirmed as Chief Justice of the United States on 29 September 2005. At the time of his nomination by President George W. Bush, Roberts was a judge on the U.S. Court of…

J. Michael Luttig

J. Michael Luttig was a U.S. federal judge once considered a prime candidate to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the United States Supreme Court. Luttig graduated from Washington and Lee University in…