O'Connor Taking Swing Vote Into Retirement Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman named to the U.S. Supreme Court when President Ronald Reagan nominated her in 1981 to fill the seat vacated by Justice Potter Stewart. She has often been the deciding vote on a divided court in recent years.

Supreme Court in Transition

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'Original Meaning' and the Next Supreme Court Justice

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Democrats Prepare to Vet a Supreme Hopeful

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A Look at the Short List to Fill O'Connor Vacancy

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O'Connor's Departure Will Move Court to Right

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High Court Advocacy Groups Gear for Fight

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Abortion Fight Awaits Shifting Supreme Court

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O'Connor's Departure Comes as Surprise

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Senate Awaits Bush High Court Nominee

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O'Connor and Conservatives

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Hear Nina Totenberg's Report

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Evaluating O'Connor's Two Decades on the Court

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Sandra Day O'Connor's Supreme Legacy

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Washington Reacts to O'Connor Resignation

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The Politics of Supreme Court Succession

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