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Sonia Sotomayor

  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Are Trying to Make Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Seem Routine. It Isn’t.Republicans are trying to disguise a confirmation that they think is an epochal moment in history as a bland, uncontroversial exercise in bureaucracy.
  2. It’s Donald Trump’s Supreme Court NowThe court’s decision upholding the president’s travel ban shows the that the conservative majority has no intention of standing up to him.
  3. The Supreme Court Continues to Chip Away at Protections for Minority VotersThe conservative majority seems very comfortable being aggressive on this issue, as its decision on racial gerrymandering shows.
  4. Supreme Court Opens Door to More Red-State Voter PurgesIn a 5-4 decision, SCOTUS finds a rationale for policing voting rolls in ways that disproportionately affect minorities.
  5. international women's day
    25 Famous Female Leaders on PowerPoliticians, CEOs, and writers on what it means to lead.
  6. Are Republicans Violating Your Right Not to Vote?Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
  7. Sonia Sotomayor’s Message of Hope to Puerto Rico: ‘You Are Not Alone’The Supreme Court justice also struggled to get in touch with her family after Hurricane Maria hit.
  8. reading lists
    25 Famous Women on Their Favorite BooksReading recommendations from Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith, Sonia Sotomayor, and more.
  9. beginnings
    25 Famous Women on Their Career BreakthroughsStories from Phillipa Soo, Sonia Sotomayor, Joan Rivers, Aubrey Plaza, and more.
  10. Supreme Court Not Amused by DoJ’s Argument on Deporting Naturalized Citizens“Oh, come on!” said Chief Justice Roberts on hearing the argument.
  11. advice
    25 Famous Women on FearStories and advice from Shonda Rhimes, Stevie Nicks, Jenna Lyons, and more.
  12. role models
    25 Famous Women on Their MentorsViola Davis, Amandla Stenberg, Laverne Cox, and more on role models.
  13. Sotomayor Dissent Introduces Some Street Sense to Case on Illegal SearchShe calls BS on the SCOTUS majority allowing outstanding arrest warrants to be retroactive justification for an illegal search. 
  14. fashion gets serious
    The Supreme Court Heard Abercrombie’s Discrimination Case TodayThe retailer defended its controversial “look policy.”
  15. Sotomayor’s Epic Affirmative-Action-Ban DissentThe court ruled against her 6 to 2.
  16. Justice Sotomayor Will Preside Over Times Square Ball DropNot that anyone will be able to see her.
  17. Sonia Sotomayor No Longer Interested in Bringing Cameras Into the Supreme CourtI think the process could be more misleading than helpful.”
  18. the supremes
    Sonia Sotomayor Quickly Becoming the Oprah of the Supreme CourtLong may she reign.
  19. presidential firsts
    Obama Said ‘Gay’ and Other Inauguration FirstsSomething is a-changing.
  20. Sotomayor Talks About How SCOTUS Is Like NYCThe take-out situation is really bad.
  21. women's issues
    Sotomayor Rules in Favor of Contraceptives, Against Hobby LobbyEmployers, take note.
  22. Sonia Sotomayor Declined Quaaludes on Her Wedding Night [Updated]A “bag of Quaaludes,” to be precise.
  23. Sonia Sotomayor Explains That Pretending to Be a Princess Isn’t a CareerWhat?
  24. Sonia Sotomayor Is a Bleacher Creature [Updated]At least for this afternoon.
  25. Is Sonia Sotomayor Disabled? [Updated]The White House says yes.
  26. Sonia Sotomayor Is Soft on Sesame Street CrimeThe verdict in ‘Goldilocks v. Baby Bear’ is disturbing.
  27. Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart Gets Kicked Up to the Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court will be deciding whether a class-action suit is appropriate.
  28. Sonia Sotomayor’s Nickname From Now On Is ‘Sarah Manorgan’A candidate for Senate in West Virginia is not familiar with her real name.
  29. Majority of Americans Can’t Name a Supreme Court JusticeOnly 15 percent remember that lady, Sonia something.
  30. One of the Many, Everyday Perks of Being a Supreme Court JusticeSonia Sotomayor’s security detail saves her the trouble.
  31. These Guys Can’t Agree on AnythingThe latest official portrait of the Supreme Court is hilarious.
  32. loose threads
    London Fashion Week Starts Today; Alexander McQueen to Open Puma Pop-up ShopsAlso, why didn’t Lara Stone walk at New York Fashion Week?
  33. The Supreme Court Just Got SexierSonia Sotomayor cuts a rug with Esai Morales.
  34. Justice!Sonia Sotomayor takes her seat at the Supreme Court.
  35. Sotomayor v. Equinox Fitness: The Case of the Canceled MembershipThe justice had some problems with showing her I.D. at the gym, and for this her membership was canceled.
  36. Senate Confirms Sonia SotomayorThe 111th justice of the Supreme Court was confirmed by a vote of 68–31.
  37. Guy Ritchie Is Going to Gay Up Sherlock HolmesJude Law and Robert Downey Jr. will have a certain special subtext in the upcoming film.
  38. Wise Latina Confirmed by Judiciary CommitteeMostly by Democrats.
  39. Amy Winehouse Reportedly Stole Coke From Kate MossWe’re not sure why this matters, as there’s no chance Kate is going to get it back. Plus, Jessica Simpson is thin again and Kevin Federline is getting fatter in today’s roundup of celebrity ephemera.
  40. Pat Buchanan and Rachel Maddow Demonstrate Why You and Your Grandpa Will Never Understand Each OtherThe right-wing commentator goes on a rant about why affirmative action is bad because the Declaration of Independece was written by “100 percent white men.”
  41. The Final ‘Wise Latina’ CountMany precious moments were spent figuring out exactly how racist Sonia Sotomayor truly is.
  42. ‘Wise Latina’ Count Continues to RiseHow high will it go?
  43. Nydia Velázquez on Sonia SotomayorThe New York City congresswoman talks about the Supreme Court nominee, how her rise has affected her constituents, how she likes to cook, and why some Hispanic leaders thought it might be a problem that she wasn’t Mexican.
  44. Sotomayor Walks Back ‘Wise Latina,’ Defends RicciIt was bad.”
  45. We’re Still Tweeting the Sotomayor HearingsCome follow along!
  46. Glenn Beck: Why Didn’t Anyone Ask Any Questions at Yesterday’s Soto Hearing??Wait, wait, we know the answer to this one. Hold on, we’ll think of it …
  47. Abortion Debate’s Ultimate Flip-flopper Was Arrested at Sotomayor HearingThe ‘Roe’ from ‘Roe’ v. ‘Wade’ has had quite a change of heart.
  48. Today’s Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing in Digestible FormHere’s what every senator said in their opening remarks. Basically.
  49. Sotomayor Insists She Isn’t a Renegade Activist Enemy of the LawWait, but the GOP was saying the exact opposite thing all day.
  50. We’re Tweeting! Daily Intel on the Sotomayor HearingsCome on and follow us!
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