JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR'S impending retirement from the United States Supreme Court has been followed by newspaper headlines of a "high court fight" and a looming "confirmation battle. " Before accepting these predictions of future strife in the political process, we should be asking ourselves, Should I agree to them? Is a fight inevitable? What I find myself yearning for is a display of intelligence and harmony in the selection and the hearings leading up to the confirmation of the next justice.
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