Sonia Sotomayor

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Sunny Hostin’s New Beach Read Was Inspired by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and Sonia Sotomayor

——— JULIANA UKIOMOGBE: Describe your ideal writing atmosphere. What gets you in the mood?. SUNNY HOSTIN: I have insomnia, so I often find myself writing late at night. I like to write in my home office, which is my refuge away from the chaos of everyday life with my family. It’s quiet and cozy. It’s where I found the space to collect my thoughts and where I found that the characters and narrative of Summer on the Bluffs were pouring out of me.
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Sonia Sotomayor Questions Warrantless Gun Seizure in Big Fourth Amendment Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in a case that asks whether the Fourth Amendment's usual warrant requirement should be waived when the police conduct a warrantless home search while carrying out a so-called "community caretaker" function, such as when the cops perform a "wellness check" on a potentially troubled or injured person. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, one of the Court's biggest Fourth Amendment hawks, raised a few objections to giving the cops that much leeway to enter the home without a warrant.

Women’s History Month: #WCW with Sonia Sotomayor

It’s Wednesday, which means we’re here for another #WomanCrushWednesday during Women’s History Month! Over the last two weeks, we’ve highlighted amazing women who are making an impact in society and local communities. To continue the series, we’re crushing on a certain New York City-raised, history-making Latina woman who made waves...
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International Women's Day: 7 facts on The Bronx's Sonia Sotomayor

(Heinz Kluetmeier/Getty Images) (THE BRONX, N.Y.) The world is celebrating International Women's Day on March 8 and here at The Bronx Beacon, we're focusing on current Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor. She became the first Latina to serve in the Supreme Court. She made history earlier this year by swearing in Vice President Kamala Harris — the first woman to hold that position — on Inauguration Day.
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A ‘Chilling’ Look At The Threats Against Sonia Sotomayor And Other Supreme Court Justices

One of the most heartbreaking stories in 2020 — a year filled with awful news — was the shooting at the house of federal judge Esther Salas, which injured her husband, defense attorney Mark Anderl, and killed her 20-year-old son, Daniel Anderl. The suspect in the case quickly emerged as Roy Den Hollander, a men’s rights attorney and former Cravath associate, whose online rants specifically targeted Judge Salas.