The New York Times has a short interview of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and it’s interesting to see all the topics she doesn’t want to talk about.
Whom did you vote for in the presidential election?
Come on, is this about my Web site?
She dodges a question about Harriet Miers and declines to call herself a feminist, but one thing O’Connor doesn’t hold back on is her desire to see another woman appointed to the Court.
It was better for me when I was joined at the court by a second woman. When I was there alone, there was too much media focus on the one woman, and the minute we got another woman, that changed.
Diversity on the Court—in all its many forms—was a big topic at our recent Beyond the Sigh of Relief panel. Take a look if you haven’t already.