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Sandra Day O’Connor, born in El Paso, remains point of civic pride

O’Connor, the first female U.S. Supreme Court justice, died Friday. She is more commonly known as an Arizonan, but she graduated high school in Texas and multiple schools here now bear her name.

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivers the keynote speech ?Choosing (and Recusing) Our State Court Justices Wisely? during a conference at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington January 26, 2010.  The conference was titled ?State Courts and U.S. Supreme Court Rulings: Will Caperton and Citizens United Change the Way States Pick Judges.?

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