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Obama Supreme Court Pick

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

Obama Emboldened For Another Supreme Court Pick

AP | BEN FELLER and CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Emboldened by success the first time around, President Barack Obama is likely to pick the Supreme Court nominee he wants and let th...

Obama Praises John Paul Stevens, Readies For Next Supreme Court Fight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has saluted retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens as an "impartial guardian" of the law, and says...

Sotomayor Rulings Exhaustive But Often Narrow: NYT

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's judicial opinions are marked by diligence, depth and unflashy competence. If they are not always a pleasure to read, they are ...

The Sotomayor Pick: Timeline Of How Obama Made Choice

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sources familiar with the process say President Obama called Sonia Sotomayor last night at 9:00 pm, and called the other potential picks after that. ...

On the Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor

Sen. Patrick Leahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Patrick Leahy

Having a Supreme Court that better reflects the diversity of America helps ensure that we keep faith with the words over the entrance of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law."

Sotomayor Lecture: "A Latina Judge's Voice"

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The following is the text of the Judge Mario G. Olmos Memorial Lecture in 2001, delivered at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, by...

Sotomayor Saved Baseball In '95 By Ruling For Players

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal judges are rarely famous or widely celebrated. Yet during a brief period in 1995, Judge Sonia Sotomayor became revered, at least in those citi...

John Yoo: Obama Chose "Empathy Over Excellence"

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Yoo, who wrote memos authorizing torture for President Bush, has penned a reaction to Sonia Sotomayor's supreme court nomination. The lawyer, who...

CNN Joins Anti-Sotomayor Whisper Campaign

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even before President Obama has officially announced his selection of Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, CNN is giving a boost to the smear campai...

Sonia's Wiki Wonder

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Seconds after the networks say that it's Sotomayor, her Wikipedia entry is updated. The newspapers in my driveway can't do that; that's why on-paper distribution is dying.

Sotomayor Nomination Could Split The Right

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Barack Obama's nomination of federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, conservatives could have a blistering fi...

Greenwald: Obama's Sotomayor Choice Should Be Praised

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reports indicate that President Obama has selected Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court....

Jeffrey Rosen: Sotomayor Should Be Confirmed

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of course, Judge Sotomayor should be confirmed to the Supreme Court. She obviously wasn't my first choice, for reasons I reported three weeks ago, hav...

RNC Accidentally Releases Sotomayor Talking Points

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whoops. The Republican National Committee (RNC) has apparently inadvertently released its list of talking points on the nomination of Judge Sonia Soto...

Obama Names Supreme Court Nominee: Sonia Sotomayor

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reaching for history, President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justic...

Obama: Supreme Court Pick Coming Soon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he doesn't feel "weighed down" by a need to pick the next Supreme Court justice based on demographics, argu...

Obama Court Pick May Come Next Week

CNN Political Ticker | Ed Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A top aide to Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy told fellow Democrats on Friday to get ready for President Obama's Supreme Court pick to come as...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor's Medical History Sparks Wider Debate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Obama's Supreme Court choice expected within weeks, the vetting process for prospective candidates has grown more intense. Judicial rul...

Conservatives Concede They Have Little Chance Of Derailing Obama's Pick For Supreme Court

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John G. Roberts Jr. was nominated to the Supreme Court as chief justice, a pro-Republican group called Progress for America had $18 million in th...

Supreme Court Prospects Stock Holdings Could Be Conflicts Of Interest

AP | SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Several prospects to replace Supreme Court Justice David Souter have major stock holdings that could pose conflict-of-interest prob...

Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of reports of Supreme Court Justice David Souter's planned resignation, all eyes turn to President Obama. According to NPR's Nina Totenbe...