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Now that we have Sonia Sotomayor, a Latina, on the Supreme Court, the esteemed body will soon find itself in the middle of a telenovela.

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Justices say age counts when child suspects are questionedupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 12:44:00

Police should have considered a 13-year-old robbery suspect's age when he was questioned without his parents present, a divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday, concluding a child in such a situation would not have reasonably felt free to walk away from the interrogation.

Obama mentor admits sharp criticism of Sotomayor, others on high courtupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 14:40:00

President Barack Obama's longtime legal mentor and current administration adviser has admitted privately telling him that Justice Sonia Sotomayor was "not nearly as smart as she seems to think she is."

Sotomayor gets some friendly pronunciation helpupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 16:25:00

Having trouble pronouncing an Italian word? If you sit on the Supreme Court, consult an expert.

Insiders: White House quietly preps for possible high court spotupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 15:52:00

The White House has begun quiet preparations for the possibility of a Supreme Court vacancy in coming months, government sources tell CNN.

Sotomayor takes oath, becomes Supreme Court justiceupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 19:19:00

Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from humble roots in a Bronx, New York, housing project to a high-powered legal career, was sworn in Saturday as the 111th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sotomayor takes oathupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 19:19:00

Sonia Sotomayor makes history as she is sworn-in as the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

Senate confirms Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Courtupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 18:40:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to the top of the legal profession, made history Thursday when the Senate confirmed her to become the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

2 more Republicans say they'll support Sotomayorupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 20:30:00

The Supreme Court nomination of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor gained even more momentum Wednesday as two more Republican senators announced their support for the country's first Hispanic high-court pick.

Senate begins final Sotomayor debateupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 20:50:00

The full Senate began deliberations Tuesday afternoon on the nomination of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to become the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

Senate Judiciary Committee votes to confirm Sotomayorupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 15:20:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to become the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, setting up a final confirmation vote by the Senate.

Sotomayor's NYC yearsupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 12:37:00

Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor spent five years as an assistant district attorney in Manhattan.

Sotomayor learned the ropes on 'Tarzan' caseupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 12:37:00

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor graduated with honors from Ivy League schools. But she may have learned some of her most memorable lessons as a young prosecutor, following police into abandoned tenements and tracking down witnesses on the grimy streets of New York.

Commentary: Why GOP senators misfired on judgeupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 06:37:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor cruised through her confirmation hearings without a scratch.

Two key GOP senators to oppose Sotomayorupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 16:20:00

Two key Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee announced their opposition to Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on Friday, a further sign the party's conservative base is uniting against President Obama's first high court pick.

Senate panel delays vote on Sotomayor nominationupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 12:26:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday delayed its confirmation vote for Judge Sonia Sotomayor by one week, acceding to GOP demands for more time to examine the U.S. Supreme Court nominee's record.

Sotomayor is tough judge with breadstick habit, colleagues sayupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 14:52:00

Sonia Sotomayor had been a federal appeals court judge for about four months when Ellen Chapnick got a phone call in 1998.

Analysis: Sotomayor a cautious, careful liberalupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 13:00:00

One of the enduring myths about Supreme Court justices is that they often turn out to "surprise" the presidents who appoint them. Sure-thing conservatives, it is said, turn out to be liberals, ­and vice versa. In fact, the evidence is almost entirely the opposite: that with justices, as in life, what you see is what you get.

Sotomayor in the spotlightupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 13:00:00

We take a look at what Judge Sonia Sotomayor will face on the first day of her Supreme Court justice confirmation hearings.

Borger: Republicans show signs of lifeupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 06:37:00

In the past decade, it's become a given that Supreme Court nominees are expected to tell you -- not to mention the senators actually voting on confirmation -- absolutely nothing about how they will rule on the Supreme Court.

King: GOP sees fertile ground in taxes, pocketbook issuesupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 02:12:00

What the country could easily see this week was a major success story for the Obama White House: A confirmation drama featuring Judge Sonia Sotomayor that left even Republican critics predicting an easy path to confirmation.

GOP homes in on controversial Sotomayor speechesupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 21:23:00

Questions surrounding Judge Sonia Sotomayor's past speeches generated more controversy in the final day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearings Thursday, as Democrats again called her a mainstream jurist and Republicans portrayed her as a liberal activist likely to legislate from the bench.

Firefighter criticizes Sotomayor rulingupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 17:53:00

New Haven, Connecticut, firefighter Frank Ricci, the lead plaintiff in perhaps the most controversial case involving Judge Sonia Sotomayor, said Thursday that Sotomayor's rejection of his reverse discrimination claim had undermined the concept of a merit-based civil service system.

Firefighters testifyupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 17:53:00

New Haven Firefighters testify at the nomination hearing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor.

Commentary: Sotomayor's testimony 'frustrating'updated: Thu Jul 16 2009 16:18:00

So what does the U.S. Supreme Court gain and lose by exchanging Justice David Souter for Sonia Sotomayor?

Commentary: Sotomayor the crime fighterupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 09:12:00

Many have noted Judge Sonia Sotomayor's personal story -- from being raised by a single mother in a public housing project in the Bronx to top honors at Princeton and Yale and now, potentially the Supreme Court -- will give her a perspective that other justices lack.

Sotomayor on gun useupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 23:02:00

Republican Sen. Tom Coburn says Judge Sonia Sotomayor may have "splainin'" to do under a hypothetical gun case.

Sotomayor criticizes wording but defends point of 'wise Latina'updated: Wed Jul 15 2009 23:02:00

Sonia Sotomayor strongly asserted her adherence to the law while dodging questions about her personal beliefs on the third day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Commentary: Latino in the Ivy Leagueupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 14:44:00

Sixteen years ago, after I wrote a memoir about my experience as a Latino in the Ivy League, I got a call from a retired Jewish obstetrician who saw his reflection in my words.

Cricket, Ivy League classmates startled student Sonia Sotomayorupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 10:45:00

Sonia Sotomayor spent her first week at Princeton University obsessing over the sound of a cricket. Growing up in New York City, her only notion of this insect was Jiminy from "Pinocchio." She tore her dorm room apart looking for the critter every night.

Sotomayor's college yearsupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 10:45:00

Former classmates and professors of Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor speak about her years at Princeton and Yale.

High marks for Sotomayor after tough questioningupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 09:08:00

Sonia Sotomayor faced tough questioning Tuesday on political issues and controversial statements from her past, with both Democrats and Republicans saying she responded well and appeared certain to win confirmation as the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

Sotomayor was schoolgirl with focus, determination, friends sayupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 13:35:00

The teenage Sonia Sotomayor was easy to spot in the halls of her New York high school.

Sotomayor's Bronx rootsupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 13:35:00

A look into Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor's early years growing up in the Bronx.

Commentary: Why we should worry about Sotomayorupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 07:18:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor is all but certain to be confirmed as an associate justice on the Supreme Court. It is close to unimaginable that the Republicans will peel off enough Democratic votes to stop Senate confirmation.

Family hails Sonia Sotomayor's Puerto Rican rootsupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 20:38:00

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor may not have been born in Puerto Rico, but friends and relatives say she is Puerto Rican through and through.

Sotomayor's Puerto Rican rootsupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 20:38:00

Friends and relatives describe how Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's Puerto Rican roots have influenced her character.

Assessing Sotomayorupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 17:58:00

Senators give their views on Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor.

Sotomayor pledges 'fidelity to the law'updated: Mon Jul 13 2009 17:58:00

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor said Monday that her hotly disputed judicial philosophy is, in fact, quite simple: Remain faithful to the law.

Sotomayor's confirmation hearing starts Mondayupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 08:01:00

After weeks of meeting senators and preparing for tough questions, Sonia Sotomayor on Monday begins the formal hearings on her nomination to become the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

King: Confirmation drama and a test for nervous Democratsupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 23:12:00

The Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings for a seat on the Supreme Court will dominate the Washington stage this week, but just as important to this president's agenda will be the "Off Broadway" maneuverings in an increasingly murky health care reform debate.

Sotomayor's long roadupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 16:23:00

CNN's Candy Crowley reports on the upbringing and background of the president's nominee for the Supreme Court.

Poll: Nearly half support Sotomayor's confirmationupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 16:23:00

Days before the start of Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings, a new national poll indicates that by a narrow margin, Americans would like the Senate to confirm her as the next Supreme Court justice.

Analysis: What effect would Sotomayor have on high court?updated: Thu Jul 09 2009 18:26:00

If Sonia Sotomayor fulfills her long-held dream to sit on the Supreme Court, she would have the prestige of joining the highest court in the land, lifetime job security and a public forum as the first Hispanic on that bench.

Sotomayor's childhoodupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 18:26:00

A childhood friend takes a walk through the Bronx neighborhood where Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor grew up.

Analysis: Sotomayor quietly prepares for hearingsupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 16:29:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's world these days is a tiny, plain office in the Eisenhower Office Building next door to the West Wing of the White House. There she prepares for next week's confirmation hearings to become the 111th person to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sotomayor rated "well qualified" by lawyers' groupupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 13:11:00

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has been given the American Bar Association's highest rating for "professional qualification," a political boost less than a week before her confirmation hearings begin in the Senate.

New Sotomayor documents detail work of Puerto Rican rights groupupdated: Thu Jul 02 2009 18:05:00

Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's service on the board of a Puerto Rican civil rights organization show the group opposed Robert Bork's nomination to the high court more than two decades ago.

Commentary: Sotomayor reversal not a firstupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 17:44:00

Monday, in the much anticipated New Haven, Connecticut, firefighters' case, the Supreme Court reversed an opinion joined by Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.

GOP applauds, Dems criticize overturning Sotomayor rulingupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 15:46:00

The political response to the Supreme Court's overturning a ruling by the woman who could be its newest member was sharply divided, with Republicans supporting the ruling while Democrats criticized it.

Sotomayor resigns from women's clubupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 22:21:00

U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor has quit her membership in a women's club, the New York-based Belizean Grove.

Justice Ginsburg ready to welcome Sotomayorupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 20:16:00

While most sitting Supreme Court justices refuse to comment about current and future nominees to that bench, one member says she can't wait to welcome Judge Sonia Sotomayor to that exclusive club.

Sotomayor says women's club doesn't discriminateupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 16:36:00

An all-women's club that counts Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor among its members does not "discriminate on the basis of sex," she told senators.

Sotomayor says she was 'perfect affirmative action baby'updated: Thu Jun 11 2009 18:37:00

Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor years ago said she was a "product of affirmative action" when she was admitted to prestigious universities, but defended the contributions she offered as a Hispanic woman to classroom and workplace diversity.

Republicans ask Sotomayor to supply more informationupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 15:30:00

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking Judge Sonia Sotomayor for more information about her lengthy legal career that includes almost two decades on the federal bench.

McConnell blasts Dems over Sotomayor hearing dateupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 17:10:00

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor Wednesday to blast Democrats for setting a start date on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing.

Fast-tracking Sotomayorupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 14:32:00

Senate Democrats announce the date for Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings. Dana Bash reports.

Sotomayor's confirmation hearings to begin in Julyupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 14:32:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court on July 13, the committee's chairman, Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, said Tuesday.

Sotomayor's 'wise Latina' comment a staple of her speechesupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 13:39:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor has spoken for years about how her experiences as a Latina woman have influenced her public and private life.

Sotomayor's questionnaire delivered to Senateupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 20:04:00

A lengthy questionnaire filled out by Judge Sonia Sotomayor was delivered to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday in preparation for Sotomayor's expected U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings this summer.

Sotomayor backers cite 1994 speechupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 21:53:00

Supporters of Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor Wednesday circulated a speech she made in 1994 that includes similar remarks to her 2001 "wise Latina" comments, which have drawn fire from conservatives as racially insensitive.

Judging Sotomayorupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 15:40:00

The issue of race has entered the debate over the Supreme Court nominee. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Sotomayor: GOP cries racism, Dems cry foulupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 15:40:00

During the presidential campaign, then-candidate Barack Obama said that he hoped his administration wouldn't get hung up on matters of race.

Sotomayor hits Hill again as GOP's race rhetoric coolsupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 13:01:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor continued making the rounds on Capitol Hill Wednesday, meeting several additional U.S. senators who will help decide whether she becomes the country's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

Waiting for Sotomayor: 3-year delay in greenhouse gas caseupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 16:06:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor may not know for some time when her Supreme Court confirmation hearings will be held. It could be next month or perhaps in September.

Sen. Sessions on Sotomayorupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 16:06:00

Sen. Jeff Sessions talks about meeting with Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.

John King: Sounding off on Sotomayorupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 13:29:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor dominated the sounds of Sunday, as you might expect on the weekend after the first African-American president announced his nomination of the first Latina woman for the nation's highest court.

Former law clerks endorse Sotomayorupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 13:15:00

Former law clerks to Judge Sonia Sotomayor sent a letter of support to the Senate leadership Monday, offering their "enthusiastic and wholehearted support" for the U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Commentary: Sotomayor puts GOP at crossroadsupdated: Mon Jun 01 2009 13:14:00

It seems as if Republican opponents of President Obama's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court are now coalescing around the issue of affirmative action as their main point of attack.

GOP lawmakers: Sotomayor filibuster unlikelyupdated: Sun May 31 2009 15:09:00

Leading Senate Republicans indicated Sunday that a filibuster on Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely, though they also promised not to shy away from what they characterized as a troubling judicial record.

Filibuster against Sotomayor?updated: Sun May 31 2009 15:09:00

Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and Amy Klobuchar debate a possible filibuster against Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor.

Borger: Shouldn't GOP wait for a better target?updated: Sat May 30 2009 16:32:00

All told, Sonia Sotomayor spent six hours at the White House last week, one of them with President Obama.

Borger: 'Empathy' not a dirty word for a judgeupdated: Sat May 30 2009 16:27:00

Even before President Obama chose Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, he let it be known that he was looking for a justice with, among other things, something called "empathy."

White House responds as GOP continues Sotomayor attacksupdated: Fri May 29 2009 23:15:00

Republicans kept the pressure on the president's Supreme Court pick Friday, pushing the idea that Judge Sonia Sotomayor is an activist judge who will bring a leftist agenda to the bench.

Mixed message on Judge Sotomayorupdated: Fri May 29 2009 23:15:00

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is posing a dilemma for Republicans. CNN'S Brianna Keilar reports.

'New face of America'updated: Fri May 29 2009 19:29:00

iReporters sound off on President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court.

Sotomayor nomination: Is it about ethnicity?updated: Fri May 29 2009 19:29:00

Sonia Sotomayor could be the first Latina to serve on the Supreme Court. And as we learn more about her, the more questions centered on her ethnic background abound. Was she chosen partly because of her Hispanic origins? Does she consider race in her rulings? Are we focusing too much on her ethnicity and not enough on her judicial history?

Commentary: Judge Sotomayor is not a racistupdated: Fri May 29 2009 10:15:00

When Don Imus denigrated in clearly racist terms the championship women's basketball team from Rutgers University; when actor Michael Richards screamed at black guests in a comedy club, calling them the "n-word" and invoking the threat of lynching; when Trent Lott said that things would have been better if a southern segregationist had been elected president a half-century earlier, responsible white people from across the ideological spectrum stepped forward to explain that these individuals were not racist.

Hatch: Sotomayor 'highly likely' to be confirmed, barring surprisesupdated: Thu May 28 2009 21:49:00

The longest-serving Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee told CNN Radio on Thursday that, barring any surprises, Sonia Sotomayor is headed for a Supreme Court confirmation.

'Latina woman' remark may dominate Sotomayor hearingsupdated: Thu May 28 2009 16:25:00

For all her experience and accomplishments, the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor could hinge on one sentence she uttered more than seven years ago.

Sotomayor's diabetes: 'She overcomes it every day'updated: Thu May 28 2009 14:20:00

Diabetes advocates are applauding President Obama's selection of Sonia Sotomayor, the 54-year-old New York jurist who was diagnosed with the type 1 diabetes when she was 8.

Sotomayor honored by nominationupdated: Thu May 28 2009 14:20:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor says she is "humbled" to be President Barack Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court.

Prepping Sotomayor for hearings: Get your game face onupdated: Thu May 28 2009 10:08:00

Turning a federal judge -- even one like Sonia Sotomayor, who has gone through Senate confirmation hearings before -- into a Supreme Court nominee ready for prime time takes a lot of preparation, mock hearings and coaching.

Commentary: Who does Sotomayor empathize with?updated: Thu May 28 2009 09:29:00

The Obama administration has no intention of pushing comprehensive immigration reform any time soon, but with his nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, the president may have found a suitable consolation prize for the Hispanic community.

Commentary: Don't go to war over Sotomayorupdated: Thu May 28 2009 06:37:00

Almost everybody cheers for the underdog -- maybe not those born to upper-class standing with great advantages, but those of us who weren't always want the little guy to be victorious.

Sotomayor and hot button issuesupdated: Wed May 27 2009 22:34:00

CNN's Bill Schneider takes a look at some hot button legal issues and Judge Sonia Sotomayor.

Sotomayor's resume, record on notable casesupdated: Wed May 27 2009 18:37:00

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the resume and record of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor, whom President Barack Obama has chosen as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fortune: What would Sotomayor mean for business?updated: Wed May 27 2009 13:50:00

If there had been a secret-ballot vote among appellate lawyers who argue business cases, it is most unlikely that Judge Sonia Sotomayor would have been selected as the one to replace Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court - even from among the reported finalists on President Obama's short-list.

Republicans walk a fine line on Sotomayorupdated: Wed May 27 2009 13:33:00

The Republican Party risks further alienating Hispanic voters if it challenges the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, who would become the first Hispanic, and the third woman, on the Supreme Court, political analysts say.

Sotomayor would be part of court's Catholic shiftupdated: Wed May 27 2009 11:09:00

As Supreme Court hopeful Sonia Sotomayor breaks ground for Hispanics, she is poised to add an exclamation point to another historic demographic shift: the move to a Catholic court.

Commentary: Sotomayor made it on her ownupdated: Wed May 27 2009 11:00:00

Listen closely. I'm going to say three words that you don't often hear from columnists: I was wrong. What's more, I've never been so pleased to be proven wrong.

People.com: 5 Things to Know About Sonia Sotomayorupdated: Wed May 27 2009 10:08:00

President Obama's pick for the Supreme Court was drawn to the law by a popular TV show

Latinos rejoice in Sotomayor nominationupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:48:00

Cecilia Lopez, a student who is the first person from her family to go to college, sees something of herself in the first Hispanic woman to be nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Commentary: Tears of joy for justiceupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:47:00

I recently saw an old episode of "West Wing," where Edward James Olmos, playing a fictional Puerto Rican federal judge, was nominated to become the first Latino on the U.S. Supreme Court. I cried, thinking how remote this possibility seemed, yet how close.

Commentary: Why Obama picked a judgeupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:47:00

With the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, President Obama has hit the trifecta: As a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton and an editor of the Yale Law Journal, Judge Sotomayor clearly has the intellectual chops to handle the work of the high court.

Obama chooses Sotomayorupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:45:00

President Obama nominates federal judge Sonia Sotomayor as his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Partisan confirmation hearings expected for Sotomayorupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:45:00

When Sonia Sotomayor won Senate confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals in 1998, all 29 "no" votes were cast by Republicans.

Commentary: Sotomayor pick not based on meritupdated: Wed May 27 2009 09:43:00

In picking Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama has confirmed that identity politics matter to him more than merit. While Judge Sotomayor exemplifies the American Dream, she would not have even been on the short list if she were not Hispanic.

Who is Sonia Sotomayor?updated: Wed May 27 2009 08:31:00

Judge Sonia Sotomayor knew she wanted to go into law from an early age.

CNNMoney: Sotomayor: Important business awaitsupdated: Wed May 27 2009 07:15:00

Business advocates started scrambling on Tuesday to figure out whether Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor would be good or bad for companies.

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