Sotomayor takes SCOTUS chief justice seat to re-enact famous baseball case
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor got the chance to sit at the center of the bench, normally reserved for Chief Justice John Roberts, this week as she presided over the re-enactment of a case that unsuccessfully challenged the ability of baseball team owners to virtually own their players.
Thu May 23, 2013
Birth control coverage up for federal appeal
This undated photo provided by Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., shows its co-founders David and Barbara Green who are asking a federal appeals court in Denver on Thursday, May 23, 2013, for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Miami Herald
Supreme Court Notebook: Sotomayor at Yale
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the author of a unanimous decision delivered at the Supreme Court on Monday, but Sotomayor was hundreds of miles from Washington when the court convened.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sotomayor Touts Privacy, Questions Cameras at Court
In her first major talk on issues of free speech and privacy, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said recently that her experiences as a nominee and as a justice have led her to censor herself and to question whether camera coverage of the court should be allowed.
Wed May 15, 2013
How the 'Cult of Smartness' Distorts the Immigration Debate
One of the best passages from Twilight of the Elites , Chris Hayes' book about the American meritocracy, recounted a moment in 2009 when debate raged about who President Obama should appoint to the Supreme Court.
Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Why The New Republic Should Not Collect Subscription Revenue But...
I see that Jeffrey Rosen is still writing for the New Republic . Why oh why can't we have a better press corps? Sonia Sotomayor: "She's tough and tenacious as well as smart," said Justice Jose A. Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, a mentor and former professor of Sotomayor's at Yale Law School.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
In entire court term, justices see 1 black lawyer
In this Oct. 8, 2010, file photo members of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington.
Sat May 11, 2013
Milwaukee Courier Online
Law of the Land: Justice Sotomayor: The whole truth
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was brutally honest. No U.S. Supreme Court Justice has ever revealed such personal details of life behind their rise to this nation's most coveted law job.
Thu May 09, 2013
National Public Radio
On Behalf Of [BLANK] People Everywhere ...
When Cleveland officials announced charges against Ariel Castro - the suspected kidnapper of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Christine Knight - the prosecutor Victor Perez wanted to make sure people knew where the city's "Puerto Rican community" stood.
Wed May 08, 2013
Some Residents Favor Naming New Library After Controversial Hispanic Leader
Some people are questioning the idea of naming a new West Denver library branch after the late Hispanic leader Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales.
Tue May 07, 2013
New York Magazine
How Roger Ailes Runs Fox News in the Obama Era
The paranoia and influence of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes have been well-documented, although the more colorful aspects of the most important man in cable news's personality were absent from Zev Chafets's recent fawning, essentially authorized biography .
Judge finds Sammy Hagar did not libel woman mentioned in his memoir
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is thanking former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar for voting to put her on the bench.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Study: The Supreme Court Loves Business
It's no secret big business has some good friends in Congress . But a new study shows that the Supreme Court has also served as an important ally to the corporate world.
Want Blood? Get warrant
Zealous efforts to get drunken drivers off the road so they cannot kill someone - which happens in this country every 53 minutes - are welcome.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Papillion Times
Sotomayor speaks at NYC literature festival
Coloradan Mario Macias made it two in a row by winning Sunday's Lincoln Marathon in a time of 2:21:0. The 31-year-old from Manitou Springs missed the record when a head-wind knocked him off the record-breaking pace in the last four miles.
The Huffington Post
Sonia Sotomayor Speaks At New York Literature Festival
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has said she wants to be called just "Sonia from the Bronx." And on Sunday, the first Hispanic justice on the nation's highest court explained why, saying "you can't come from the world I grew up in, the South Bronx, without feeling the frenzy of exile, constantly." She spoke at Cooper Union, a private ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
'Savior of Baseball' Gets Another Crack at Legal Issues
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who earned the title of "savior of baseball" in 1995 as the judge who ended a lengthy players' strike, will revisit the legal issues surrounding the sport next month.
Boulder County students admire Justice Sotomayor's accomplishments
"When I was your age, I didn't know there was a Supreme Court," Sotomayor told 100 Colorado middle- and high-school students Thursday morning.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Papillion Times
Sotomayor cites Boston on perils of profiling
Warren Buffett called for equal treatment for women in the workplace Thursday, starting a long weekend of public appearances in Omaha with a live Internet interview and a national magazine essay.
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