Sotomayor Confirmed

August 6th, 2009, by

The U.S. Supreme Court has its first Hispanic (and third woman) justice. In a 68-31 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the lifetime appointment. She will be sworn in on Saturday, in a ceremony that will be televised for the first time in the court’s history.

Share your thoughts on Sotomayor’s confirmation below.

  • Federico Rivera

    I am proud of Sotoyamor’s accomplishments. Her confirmation in some ways give Latinas a role model. She is someone that a young girl can look up to and be proud of. As our president too. She is smart, Latina, and WISE!

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