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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Apr 13, 2012

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor joined with the three women currently on the court to mark the 30th anniversary of the start of her trailblazing service. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor recounted the inspiration they drew from O'Connor's nomination by President Ronald Reagan in 1981. Then a young prosecutor in New York City, Sotomayor said O'Connor's rise to the high court showed women that they would have greater opportunities in the legal system. has this historic photo and story from AP