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ABC7 News talked to Stanford Law Professor Bernadette Meyler about Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's legacy and her impact as the first woman on the Supreme Court.

Today Stanford Law School’s Filing Fairness Project, a joint venture of the law school’s Deborah L. Rhode Center on the Legal Profession and Legal Design Lab, announced the launch of its Filing Fairness Toolkit, a first-of-its-kind, interactive guide for state courts to increase access to ...justice for all court users by modernizing, standardizing, and simplifying court technology and filing systems.

“Justice O’Connor had such an important and distinctive impact on American law." - Stanford University Provost and former Stanford Law Dean Jenny Martinez

Sandra Day O’Connor, LLB ’52 (BA ’50), a rancher’s daughter who grew up in a house without running water and went on become the first woman justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, died on Friday, December 1. She was 93. Read more about Justice O’Connor through the link in bio.

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1 - Sandra Day O'Connor, September 1990, presented with Stanford Law School's Award of Merit.

2 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor responded to a warm welcome from Stanford graduates as she began her address at the 113th Commencement Ceremony at Stanford Stadium on June 13, 2004 (Image Credit: Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service)

3 - Some members of the Stanford Law Class of 1952, O’Connor is pictured in the front row, fourth from the right

4 - Sandra Day O’Connor, JD ’52 (BA ’50), and William Rehnquist, JD ‘52 (BA ‘48, MA ‘48)