Posted by: Business Law EBooks | May 28, 2009

Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor

Articles/Books By | Congressional Documents | Cases | Web Resources

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. 1 23 (2004).

“A Latina Judge’s Voice.” 13 BERKELY 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., 1998.  S. Hrg. 102-505, pt. 9.

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.


According to Lexis, 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).

Web Resources

BBC. Profile: Sonia Sotomayor

C-SPAN. Supreme Court

CNN. Special Report: Sonia Sotomayor

Georgetown University Law Library. Supreme Court Nominations Research Guide

JURIST Paper Chase. Obama Nominates Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court

National Public Radio. Obama Chooses Sotomayor for Supreme Court

New York Times. Times Topics: Sonia Sotomayor

Princeton University. Current News: Princeton Alumna, Trustee Nominated to Supreme Court

THOMAS. Presidential Nominations

U.S. Federal Judicial Center. Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. Sonia Sotomayor

U.S. Government Printing Office. GPO Access. Senate Committee on the Judiciary: Supreme Court Nomination Hearings (1971 – forward)

U.S. Senate. Virtual Reference Desk. Nominations

Washington Post. Special Report: Supreme Court

White House. The Briefing Room: The Blog. The President’s Nominee: Judge Sonia


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