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One of Its Own Members Says There Is Reason Not to Trust the Supreme Court

David Ropeik | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
David Ropeik

The Supreme Court is losing the only thing it really has to maintain it's power, the trust of the American public. No mater what side you're on, if you are patriotic American, that's scary.

Let's Stop Neutralizing Men

Valerie Alexander | Posted 07.04.2014 | Women
Valerie Alexander

The male position is not the neutral position. It has a point of view, the male point of view, which not everyone shares, and which is not always superior. So please, stop announcing that Landon Donovan is the "all-time U.S. leading goal scorer."

Sotomayor To Helm Times Square Ball Drop On New Year's Eve

AP | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (SOHN...

How Justice Sotomayor Struck A Huge Blow To The NSA

MSNBC | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

If Edward Snowden gave federal courts the means to declare the National Security Agency’s data-gathering unconstitutional, Sonia Sotomayor showed th...

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...

Scalia Signals He Will Decide Voting Rights Case Under German Jurisprudence

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

In cases involving an act of Congress, such as the Voting Rights Act, the Court pays great deference to findings of facts by Congress. Congress is, after all, the peoples' elected representatives; and, it can be changed.

Sotomayor: 'Sometimes It Gets Boring'

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the author of a unanimous decision delivered at the Supreme Court ...

Scalia Forges Unlikely Alliance

Salon | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Last week, in Florida v. Jardines, the Supreme Court held that the Constitution requires police to get a warrant before they bring a drug dog to the f...

Sonia Sotomayor Visits Her Roots

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 06.02.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Puerto Rico to present her new memoir on Tuesday, drawing hundreds of...

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. ...

LISTEN: Sotomayor Stumps Lawyer Defending Prop 8

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor left the lawyer defending California’s Proposition 8 grasping for words Tuesday with a question about whether ...

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...

Best New Books Out This Week

| Publishers Weekly | Posted 01.14.2013 | Books

First published on Publishers Weekly This week, a reclusive writer, war in early modern Europe, and adventures in the world's hottest places. ...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Still Getting Gifts From The Public

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 06.21.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Justice Sonia Sotomayor revealed Wednesday that she is still getting gifts more than two years after her confirmation as the Supreme Cou...

Romney Hammers On Controversial Attack In Puerto Rico

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Campaigning in Puerto Rico ahead of Sunday's presidential primary, Mitt Romney refused to back off criticism of Supreme ...

Rick Perry Has Another 'Oops' Moment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry could not remember Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's name Friday in an editorial board interview wi...

Sonia Sotomayor Working On Memoir In English And Spanish

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — The newest Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor (SOHN'-ya soh-toh-my-YOR'), is writing a memoir. Sotomayor is working with a colla...

Sam Stein

Obama's SCOTUS Pick Likely To Come Next Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs caused a stir on Monday when he told reporters that he could not rule out the president announcing his pick f...

Antonin Scalia Gives Sonia Sotomayor A Supreme Court Linguistics Lesson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's not just what you say, but how you say it, Justice Antonin Scalia often advises lawyers. So when Justice Sonia Sotomayor was ...

New Yorkers On USSC

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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The Supreme Court: Where They Went To College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard lays claim to the most Supreme Court justices -- five went there for law school. Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor both chose Princeton for the...

Supreme Court To Hear Case About Excessive Pay; Parallels Seen In Executive Compensation

Washington Post | Robert Barnes and Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Supreme Court this week will hear a case that raises bedrock questions about the ability of the market to set "reasonable" corporate compensation,...

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...

'Wanted Child': Sotomayor Phrase May Hint At Opinion On Abortion Rights

True/Slant | Katie Klonick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the recent New Yorker story on Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Lauren Collins slips in an un-reported quote from the newest justice, which minority senat...