US Supreme Court

(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 […]