Judge Sonia Sotomayor: Background Documents, LC Materials, Two Opinions, And Completed Questionnaire

To help those who are interested in information beyond that available in the popular news media regarding Judge Sotomayor we have assembeled two background documents, two of Judge Sotomayor’s opinions, one from 2002 and another from 2008. Also included is a completed copy of the questionnaire of Judge Sotoamyor prepared for and delivered to the Senate Judiciary Committee. All judicial candidates such as Sonia Sotomayor are required to complete and submit a questionnaire as part of the confirmation process. You can view these documents from the links below. The links contain brief title descriptions of the respective materials:

Background on Judge Sonie Sotomayor Prepared by the White House, May 2009

Vote Summary on the Nomination of
Sonia Sotomayor to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, Compiled Oct 2, 1998

Opinion Decided by Judge Sotomayor in Matter of Pappas v. Giuliani, May 13, 2002

Opinion Decided by Judge Sotomayor in the Matter of Ricci v. DeStefano, June 9, 2008

Completed Questionnaire of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Hon. Sonia Sotomayor as submiteed to th Committee of the Judiciary of the U.S. Senate on Thursday June 4, 2009/

In addition to the above documents The Law Library of Congress has launched a new resource on U.S.Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor at http://www.loc.gov/law/find/sotomayor.php. The site contains information on articles and books by Sotomayor, Congressional documents, cases, and web resources.

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