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On This Date in Legal History

On August 8, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the first Hispanic justice to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Watch her swearing-in ceremony at http://goo.gl/iVxlaA, and read more about her at http://goo.gl/fzzxJo.

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On August 8, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the first Hispanic justice to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Watch her swearing-in ceremony @ http://goo.gl/iVxlaA and read more about her at http://goo.gl/fzzxJo.

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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. You can read the minutes from the entire proceedings @ http://1.usa.gov/1Sj63rQ. On August … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor At The Library

Yesterday Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at the New York Public Library. She discussed– her upbringing; how the Justices differ in their approaches to constitutional issues; and the value of a dissenting opinion. This event is well worth watching. You can … Continue reading

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