Sworn in

Crime, Law and JusticeJustice SystemPoliticsLocal GovernmentJohn J O'Connor
Sandra Day O'Connor is sworn in as an Associate Justice by Chief Justice Warren Burger at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 1981. Holding two family bibles, at center, is her husband John J. O'Connor. O'Connor, the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court and a key swing... AP/Michael Evans