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Sotomayor was confirmed on August 6, 2009 by a vote of 68-31.

Articles/Books By

"Forward," The International Judge: An Introduction to the Men and Women Who Decide the World’s Cases (Waltham, Mass.: 2007).

"Tribute to John Sexton." 60 N.Y.U. ANN. SURV. AM. L. 123 (2004).

"A Latina Judge's Voice." 13 BERKELEY LA RAZA L. J. 87 (2002).

“La Independencia Judicial: Que Necessitamos Para Conservarla,” 60 REVISTA DEL. COLEGIO DE P.R. 59 (1999).

With Nicole A. Gordon. "Returning Majesty to the Law and Politics: A Modern Approach." 30 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 35 (1996).

"Statehood and the Equal Footing Doctrine: The Case for Puerto Rican Seabed Rights," 88 YALE L.J. 825 (1978-1979).

Congressional Documents

These are her two confirmation hearings:

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on the Judiciary.  Confirmation Hearings on Federal Appointments, Part 9. Washington: US G.P.O., 1992.  S. Hrg. 102-505, pt. 9. (PDF, 22.23MB)

United States.  Congress.  Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.  Confirmation Hearings on Federal Appointments, Part 2. Washington: US G.P.O., 1998.  S. Hrg. 105-205, pt. 2. (PDF, 43.49MB)

Cases

According to Lexis (external link), Judge Sotomayor authored 422 opinions when on the bench for the Southern District of New York and 232 opinions with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also wrote 22 concurring opinions and 21 dissents as an appellate judge. Second Circuit opinions are available from the Court’s website (use Sotomayor as a search term).

Oral Arguments for Ricci v. DeStefano, 530 F.3d 87 (2d Cir., 2008) [The New Haven Firefighters case] (MP3)

Web Resources

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Last Updated: 01/31/2014