iOS app Android app

Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court

Sotomayor To U Of C Law Students: 'Just Stop And Breathe'

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's advice to law students boils down to a simple concept: Chill out more. Sotomayor shared tips and perso...

Secular Law Is Progressive, Constitutionally

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

In selecting a new justice to replace Stevens, all that's necessary is to a capable and honest person to uphold a progressive instrument of governance.

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S WOMEN: The Tale of Elena Kagan's Nomination

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

The tale of Elena Kagan's nomination to the highest court of this nation reveals the under belly of prejudice in this country against women. The very ...

Blockbuster News of Summer 2009

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

The summer's biggest news.

Sotomayor To Wear Judicial Collar Given To Her By Ginsburg (VIDEO)

Huffington Post via ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Not only is the Supreme Court robe unfashionable, but it was also designed mainly for men. Sandra Day O'Connor, the Supreme Court's first female justi...

Justice Sotomayor: Thurgood Would Be Pleased

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David R. Jones, Esq.

The balance of the Court didn't shift with the new appointment, but I'm certain that the new Justice's life experience, outstanding scholarship, and hard work will have a powerful impact on the Court for the rest of my lifetime.

Ode to the Purple Senator: Lindsey Graham, Republican, South Carolina

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

Mr. Graham is truly a rare politician: someone who can maintain his conservative principles but still reach across the aisle to find common ground, even, at times, with liberals like me.

Sonia and the Supremes

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shawn Healy

Given the alignment of stars in Sotomayor's strive for the Supremes, her sterling resume made confirmation all but inevitable.

The GOP's 'Wise Latina' Problem

Dolores Huerta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dolores Huerta

The Right never expressed disapproval over rulings by Scalia and other conservatives who concur with Sotomayor, underscoring how disingenuous attacks by the NRA and its allies have been.

Obama Should Nominate Feingold Next to Supreme Court

Matthew Rothschild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Rothschild

Obama would do himself proud, and his progressive base proud, and the Constitution proud, by nominating Russ Feingold to fill the next vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Left, Right & Center: Big Dog Diplomacy, Sotomayor, Health Care, and Economy

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Bob wanted to make the point that the anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear bombing has been largely overlooked by media and he manages to weave it into th...

Sotomayor's Swearing In To Court Set For Saturday

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When Sonia Sotomayor is sworn in Saturday to the Supreme Court, she'll be able to claim two firsts: first Hispanic justice and firs...

Sotomayor and Our Changing Demography

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

Lack of diversity and a long history of racial intolerance has taken its toll on the Republican brand with the fastest growing non-white part of the population: Hispanics.

Sonia Sotomayor Watched Senate Confirmation From New York Courthouse

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Sonia Sotomayor bathed in applause from friends and colleagues at a federal courthouse in lower Manhattan Thursday as the Senate vote...

Judicial Confirmation Process Needs 21st-Century Updating

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Hill

Recognizing the Supreme Court as an ideologically skewed judicial legislature helps us to understand how badly this crucial body needs to be updated for the 21st century.

NRA on Sotomayor: Extremism Revealed

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The gun lobby's behavior in the Sotomayor matter reveals much about what makes the organization tick and even more about the politics of gun control.

McCain To Oppose Sotomayor For Supreme Court

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain says he'll oppose Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor when the Senate votes on her confirmation this ...

Sen. Nelson Will Vote For Sotomayor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska says he'll support Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor when the Senate votes on her confir...

NRA Threatens On Sotomayor Vote: No One Listens

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association's threat to punish senators who vote for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has been met with a s...

Sotomayor Confirmation: Senate Judiciary Committee Votes: WATCH LIVE

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee will convene to vote on the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Sotomayor is expect...

Franken Blasts Supreme Court During Sotomayor Vote

The Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken spewed fire and Amy Klobuchar threw brimstone this morning at the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote on Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the ...

Facts Without Feelings in Family Court

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

Those who refuse to acknowledge an emotional involvement are hiding and, sadly, they have impressed us so much that we tend to believe in appearance as opposed to substance.

Defending "Wise Latina"

Bloggingheads.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bloggingheads.tv

Dayo argues, as a Latina, Sotomayor has more life experience and knowledge of America than John Roberts -- experience that goes beyond "White People Land."

Kyl To Oppose Sotomayor

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Jon Kyl's office says he'll vote against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor (SOHN'-ya soh-toh-my-YOR'), the late...

Name That Tune

Barry Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Schwartz

This curse of egocentrism seems to be the default human condition: digging your way out of the limits of your own perspective is a major challenge.