On This Date in Legal History

On July 13, 2009, the Senate Judiciary Committee began its confirmation hearings on President Obama’s nominee, Sonia Sotomayor, for Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

You can read the minutes from the entire proceedings at  http://1.usa.gov/1Sj63rQ. On August 6, 2009, the Senate confirmed her nomination and Judge Sotomayor became the first Hispanic, and third woman, to sit on the Court.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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