Obama nominates Latina for Supreme Court

Keen, Lisa
May 2009
Windy City Times;5/27/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 35, p5
The article reports on the nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor as U.S. Supreme Court Justice by U.S. President Barack Obama.


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