It matters enormously to a successful democratic society like ours that we have three branches of government, each with some independence and some control over the other two. That’s set out in the Constitution.
Sandra Day O’Connor
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We don't accomplish anything in this world alone... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.Sandra Day O'Connor
Most high courts in other nations do not have discretion, such as we enjoy, in selecting the cases that the high court reviews. Our court is virtually alone in the amount of discretion it has.Sandra Day O'Connor
Yes, I will bring the understanding of a woman to the Court, but I doubt that alone will affect my decisions.Sandra Day O'Connor