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Justice Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Describes Navigating New Worlds

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in New York City, described Monday how she navigated new worlds of I...

Sonia Sotomayor Faults Alabama Death Penalty Law

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Monday that partisan political elections for the Alabama courts appear to be driving ju...

Happy Birthday Sonia!

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Latino Voices

The verdict is in, the jury has decided it’s time to celebrate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s birthday! There’s not doubt these are busy time...

WATCH: Why Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Got Divorced

OWN | Posted 04.09.2013 | OWN

After graduating from Princeton University, Sonia Sotomayor married her high school sweetheart, Kevin Noonan. Seven years later, the couple divorced. ...

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...

WATCH: Sonia Sotomayor’s Teary Phone Call With President Obama

OWN | Posted 03.26.2013 | OWN

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is a powerful leader who sits on the nation’s highest court. But the outspoken justice reveals her emotional s...

The Year In Parenting News: A Review in Rhyme

Melissa Sher | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

On the sixth-floor maternity ward / Of a hospital called Lenox Hill, / Two new parents of one little girl / Paid a very big hospital bill.

Justice Sotomayor Will Address Hostos Graduates

nytimes.com | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When Sonia Sotomayor agreed to deliver last year's commencement speech at Hostos Community College, the school was thrilled. Her mother, Celina, had g...

High Court's NEW TERM: Supreme Court Begins Term With New Justice

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the bench as the court tried to hash out how long a sus...

Sotomayor Draws Testy Retort From Clarence Thomas In Debut Decision

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the court's newest member, delivered the Supreme Court's first opinion of the new term. The unanimous decision was noteworthy...

Sotomayor's Clothes Picked By Government Officials During Supreme Court Nomination, Says New Justice

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says her nomination process was so tightly scripted that even her clothes were chosen f...

Obama Naming Hispanics To Top Posts At Record Pace

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — President Barack Obama is on track to name more Hispanics to top posts than any of his predecessors, drawing appointees from a wide rang...