On the Appointment of a Latina/o to the Supreme Court
- Nominee would be first Hispanic justice. Hoskins, Michael W. // Indiana Lawyer;6/10/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p5
The article discusses the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor as a judge of the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor is presently a judge of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. If Sotomayor is confirmed for the post, she would be the first Hispanic justice and only the third woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme...
- It's official: Sotomayor is 111th high-court justice. Swanekamp, Kelsey // Buffalo Law Journal;8/10/2009, Vol. 81 Issue 64, p4
The article reports on the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor as the first Hispanic Justice and the 111th justice of the Supreme Court in the U.S. It notes that Sotomayor won by 68-31 confirmation vote and will leave her post as a judge for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. It mentions that her...
- CENSOR THIS. // Christian Century;4/19/2003, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p7
Reports on the move of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to bar the broadcast media from covering an address he presented in Cleveland, Ohio upon receiving the City Club's Free Speech Award.
- Supreme Justice. Schorr, Daniel // New Leader;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p3
Offers observation on United States (U.S.) Supreme Court justices. Justices appointed by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower; Information on the late Justice Harry A. Blackmun; Sample of controversial issues tackled by the Court.
- First Street's Golden Ticket. KASHINO, MARISA M. // Washingtonian Magazine;Nov2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p23
The article discusses the advantages of working as clerks at the U.S. Supreme Court. The tasks for young lawyers chosen to clerk for the justices include helping with opinion-writing and selecting cases the high court hears. The clerkship provides young lawyers with unparalleled experience,...
- She's Making History! Walters, Jennifer Marino // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/28/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p4
The article features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic American to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. She was nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama and her nomination was approved by the Senate by a vote of 68 to 31. In the 1940s, her family moved from Puerto Rico to New York City. At the...
- DIVERSE OPINIONS. Toobin, Jeffrey // New Yorker;6/8/2009, Vol. 85 Issue 17, p37
The author comments on the nomination of judge Sonia Sotomayor by U.S. President Barack Obama to join the Supreme Court. If Sotomayor joins the court, she will be the first Hispanic American woman to do so. The author discusses the criticism that Sotomayor has faced and the reasons, including...
- Justice Holmes in His Own Words. // American Bar Association Journal;Mar1975, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p343
Profiles Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court. Number of years of service as a judge; Essence of the judicial decision making; Skill of Holmes in the analysis of the problems of jurisprudence.
- En Route to the Top Court. Kingsbury, Alex // U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/25/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 25, p6
The article focuses on the appointment of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan as Supreme Court justice. It notes the position of Kagan on the confirmation hearings held for justices to the U.S. Supreme Court which she cited in her review of Stephen Carter's book about the hearings. It presents...