Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor: Affirmative Action Options Don’t Work

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected on Sunday the notion that alternatives to affirmative action such as income or residency could achieve similar results in diversifying the nation’s colleges and universities.

06/22/2014

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Delays Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate

Only hours before the law was to take effect, a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.

01/01/2014

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Gets Another $1.9 Million for Memoir

Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor’s legal career, it’s also helped her bank account. The justice reported Friday that she’s received more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir, “My Beloved World.”

06/07/2013

File photo of supporters of same-sex marriage demonstrating outside the Supreme Court. (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Marriage At Supreme Court: How A Case Can Fizzle

Late in the oral argument over same-sex marriage in California, Justice Anthony Kennedy made a startling comment, given the months of buildup and mountain of legal briefs that have descended on the justices.

03/28/2013

Sonia Sotomayor (Credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Refuses To Halt Morning-After Pill Rule

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied a request to block part of the federal health care law that requires employers to provide employee insurance coverage that includes emergency contraception including the morning after pill.

12/27/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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