Sonia Sotomayor

Most of us didn’t pay attention to the White House Easter Egg Roll until the Obamas took office. And a lucky few of us were even able to join in on the festivities.

The John Roberts’ (pictured) court did not completely pull out the rug from under affirmative action. Yet one could argue that it tripped Michigan’s Affirmative…

(Washington, DC) — Sonia Sotomayor has been sworn in as the 111th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In an historic event in the nation’s capital on Saturday, Sotomayor became the first Hispanic and only the third woman to ever serve on the nation’s highest court. President Obama nominated the 55-year-old federal appeals court judge […]

VIA CNN: The Senate confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court nomination Thursday by a 68 to 31 vote, making her the first Hispanic on the high court. Sotomayor’s confirmation also makes the 55-year-old federal appeals court judge the 111th person to sit on the Supreme Court, and the third woman justice. The confirmation was read […]

(Washington, DC) — The Senate starts debate tomorrow on the the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed this week, as expected, the New York federal appeals court judge will become the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. Sotomayor is President Obama’s choice to replace retired Justice David Souter. Supporters […]

(Washington, DC) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor  to the U.S. Supreme Court. Her nomination now goes to the full Senate. The vote in the committee was 13 in favor and six opposed. Sotomayor’s nomination was hardly in doubt, as President Obama’s nomination coincided with a Democratic majority in […]

VIA CNN.COM: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor said before the judiciary committee that her controversial statement that a “wise Latina” could reach a better decision than a white man was a poorly expressed but valid point about the value of differing perspectives in applying the law. Under questioning from Republican Sen. John Cornyn of […]