A new book spotlights the lives and careers of the first two women to serve on the United States Supreme Court—Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Day O’Connor, a Republican who was raised on a western ranch, was named to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1981. Twelve years later, Bader Ginsburg, a Democrat from Brooklyn and daughter of an immigrant, was named to the high court by President Bill Clinton. http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/04/13/sisters-law-profiles-justices-day-o-connor-bader-ginsburg
What I find fascinating is that these women were not able to get a job practicing law or clerking. Only jobs as legal secretaries were