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WATCH: How To Raise A Supreme Court Justice

OWN | Posted 03.27.2013 | OWN

After U.S. Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor's father passed away when she was 9 years old, she and her younger brother, now a doctor, were raised...

Sotomayor Confirmed To Supreme Court

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sonia Sotomayor won confirmation Thursday as the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, a history-making Senate vote that c...

The GOP Proves They Need Latina Wisdom

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Solis-Marich

GOP, let me warn you, your affront to Sotomayor is seen as an affront to all Latinas and will not be forgotten easily. This will stick. You are now officially doomed.

Sotomayor Confirmation Vote Breakdown

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed today to be our new Supreme Court Justice. The total vote tally was 68-31. Below, the breakdown of the vote. **** Re...

Sen. Grassley To Vote Against Sotomayor Confirmation

Des Moines Register | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said today he planned to oppose the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court when the Senate Judiciary...

White House Won't Say Who Prepped Sotomayor

Legal Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the request of a Democratic Senate, the Bush administration in 2006 opened a rare window on the process for preparing a Supreme Court nominee for a...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor Says Roe v. Wade Is Established Law (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judge Sonia Sotomayor declared unequivocally on Tuesday that the right to choose an abortion, as determined by Roe v. Wade, was established as law by ...

GOP: Let's Hold Sotomayor To Standard Of Judge We Voted Against

True Slant | Kate Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So much for the idea that elephants never forget. Speaking to nominee Sonia Sotomayor's "wise Latina" remarks, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz) quoted at length...

G.O.P. Senators Planning To Question Sotomayor's Impartiality

New York Times | Maria Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The day before Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings were to begin, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee signaled on Sunday that they would...

Sam Stein

GOP Jumps On Ricci, But Sotomayor's Confirmation Chances Remain Strong | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court's ruling that a group of white firefighters were unfairly denied promotions based on their race was the worst of three possible outc...

Another Former Republican Official: Don't Filibuster Sotomayor

Washintgon Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I just spoke with former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), who's now a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and asked him whether the party...

GOP Senators Get Ready To Speak Out On Sotomayor

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans started focusing their critique of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, readying a series of speeches to illustrate conservative ...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor Hearing Dates Set, Democrats Pleased | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats say they made an important step towards getting a swift confirmation for Judge Sotomayor when it was announced, on Tuesday, that hearings on...

Eight Law Enforcement Groups Endorse Sotomayor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Eight national law enforcement organizations are endorsing President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. ...

Minority Judges Influence Decisions Just By Presence

New York Times | ADAM LIPTAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black member of the Supreme Court, ended his 24 years there bitter and frustrated. He had been unable, he said, t...

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.

Republicans Weigh Risks Of A Supreme Court Battle

New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court has put the Republican Party in a bind, as it weighs the cost of aggressively opp...

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."