[Ventura County Star] - She was particularly inspired by a presentation Tuesday from US Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who told delegates about her own struggle with Type 1 diabetes after being diagnosed at age 8. Sotomayor said she was constantly thirsty
[USA Today] - Supreme Court Justice -- and Obama appointee -- Sonia Sotomayor talks about her challenges with diabetes, USA TODAY's Joan Biskupic reports. Loopholes in Obama's health care plan would provide free Medicaid for several million middle-class people.
[ESPN] - The results for baseball, we now know, were disastrous: In 1995, future Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ruled that the owners were negotiating in bad faith with the players, wiped out both the owners' installation of replacement players and the
[Broadway World] - America Ferrera, Gloria Estefan, Pitbull, Eva Longoria, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Chi-Chi Rodríguez are among the twenty-five subjects featured. The exhibition will include excerpts from an accompanying documentary film, also called The Latino List
Sonia Maria Sotomayor (born June 25, 1954) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August Sotomayor is the Court's 111th justice, its first Hispanic justice, and its third female justice.
[The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)] - Though she worked outside the spotlight, Davies became a familiar face to those who followed the Supreme Court nominations of Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor. She frequently accompanied Kagan on visits with senators, and she sat behind the two
[TheDay.com] - Obama's choices, Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, agreed 94 percent of the time this term, according to statisticians at Scotusblog.com. The only pair that agreed more were Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, Bush's picks
[Washington Times] - He also covers the important debates and key events taking place around this time, from the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an associate justice on the US Supreme Court, to the time when Gov. Mark Sanford of Mr. DeMint's home state revealed
[IMarketnews.com] - By John Shaw WASHINGTON (MNI) - When the Senate convened Tuesday morning, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell used their designated time to launch the debate on the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
[Reuters Blogs (blog)] - Four of the Court's members — Ruth Ginsberg, Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor and Clarence Thomas — are reverse twofers, neither white male nor Protestant. When Louis Brandeis (first Jewish justice) was confirmed in 1916, and Thurgood Marshall (first
I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government. - Reported in "Remarks of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor", The Associated Press (26 May 2009)
[Salon] - As he looks at everything from the "wise Latina" backlash during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to "The American Directory of Certified Uncle Toms," a controversial book arguing that WEB DuBois wasn't sufficiently
[Daily Kos] - One of the more flagrant missteps in the press centered on our most prominent Latino political figure, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Two years ago, when Ms. Sotomayor was nominated for SCOTUS, an article was published, Sotomayor Cartoon In The
[Washington Post (blog)] - Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan were likewise hailed as models of feminist achievement. But there is scant mention of the fact that a Republican woman, emphasis on woman, is zooming to the top of the polls in Iowa and may be the
[Above the Law] - Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan joined the majority opinion. Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. voted with the majority but did not adopt its reasoning. His concurrence was joined by Chief Justice John G.
[Salon] - Paricularly following the appointment of an undistinguished COA judge (Sonia Sotomayor) and a brilliant but largely political operative (Elena Kagan)by our current President, it seems disingenuous to argue that Thomas was or is unqualified for SCOTUS.
[American Thinker] - Sonia Sotomayor, Obama's other Supreme Court appointee, has proved a reliable liberal as well, voting in the Citizens United case to disallow the free speech rights of corporations. In fact, she has voted in lockstep with the liberal wing of the Court
[TheHerald] - We know that some people would argue that Clarence Thomas is a poor judge; others would say the same thing of Sonia Sotomayor, and President Obama certainly has his detractors. But no one is doubting the intellectual prowess of our president or Supreme
[New York Times] - Justice Stephen G. Breyer, in a dissent joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, wrote that the government's request was modest, given that allowing the execution to proceed would, in the solicitor general's words
[vtdigger.org] - By a 6-3 vote, with liberal justice Sonia Sotomayor joining five conservatives, the court once again held that legislatures cannot exclude certain parties from First Amendment protection just because a legislative majority disapproves of those parties'
[ParentDish] - Among those testifying was Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. ABC reports she shared her own story of living with juvenile diabetes with the group of delegates. Sotomayor learned she had Type 1 diabetes at age 7. Before she was diagnosed
[La Prensa] - In fact, Bill doesn't hesitate to refer to his mother as a trailblazer and draws comparisons between her and the first Latina US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: two women who came from humble beginnings to rise to the top of their professions.
[New York Times] - During oral arguments at the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia and Sonia Sotomayor signaled their skepticism about the ban. They asked California's lawyer why scary video games were different from scary movies and books.
[Post-Chronicle] - This year, Erin Hillis wrote an essay about Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor and was honored as one of 13 winners by the Alumni Association. • The University of Rochester Xerox Innovator Award was awarded to Qingyu “Kathy” Xu, daughter of Dr. Yuelian
[Slate Magazine] - The two newest justices—Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor—are passionate defenders of such laws. The majority, on the other hand, seems undeterred by criticism directed at Citizens United. The court's majority opinion closes by noting that the wisdom of
[SILive.com] gallery (36 photos) Describing how key public figures overcame challenges to reach greatness, from basketball icon Michael Jordan to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, she told the graduates: "If you haven't met Mr. Adversity, you will in life.