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Why Sandra Day O’Connor fought to end the practice of electing state judges

Sandra Day O’Connor, who died in December at 93, will lie in repose Monday at the Supreme Court. The retired justice of the nation’s highest court spent her last active years working to end the election of judges, which she saw as incompatible with an independent judiciary. John Yang speaks with Rebecca Love Kourlis, a former Colorado Supreme Court justice, to learn more.

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