Tuesday, May 26, 2009

First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice

President Obama nominated federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court. If her nomination is confirmed, Sotomayor would becmoe the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice, and the third woman to hold a seat on the high court. Also if confirmed, she would replace retiring Judge David Souter.

Obama's nomination will have to be confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the full Senate.



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