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O'Connor to take oath in small ceremony Friday

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Mark Muth / September 23, 1981


Sandra Day O'Connor will be sworn in as the Supreme Court's first woman justice Friday in a ceremony witnessed only by family, invited guests, reporters , and possibly President Reagan, the court announced.

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Chief Justice Warren Burger will officiate at the ceremony. In line with a longstanding policy, he will allow only the writing press and artists to record the event.