On May 26, 2009 President Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice Souter on the United States Supreme Court.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings from July 13 to July 16. On August 6, the Senate confirmed Judge Sotomayor. She was sworn in on August 8th.
Materials related to Ricci v. DeStefano (New Haven firefighters case)
Analyses of Judge Sotomayor's opinions: