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Topic - Sonia Sotomayor
Gov. Deval Patrick called the Supreme Court's ruling allowing voters to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions "very troubling" Wednesday and said his administration is looking to see whether there are any implications for Massachusetts.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.
A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.
Why doesn’t government dictate just one style of everything and “simplify” the rest of our lives like it does with health care? If Obamacare is supposed to save us from substandard insurance, shouldn’t Obamacars save us from substandard automobiles? And Obamacurs would make sure we have the best breed of dog.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is known to be blunt at times, and he told it straight Tuesday after the justices upheld a lower court's ruling and overturned another.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be in Seattle next month to talk abour her memoir.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in New York City, described Monday how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation's highest court.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is giving a talk at Yale University.
Ruling that airlines have broad immunity from lawsuits under a post-9/11 security law, the Supreme Court on Monday threw out a $1.4 million defamation judgment awarded to a pilot who was reported by his employer as mentally unstable and potentially armed.
The fight over a contraception rule tied to Obamacare has religious liberty advocates and women's health groups at loggerheads over a simple act: What does it mean when a group of Colorado nuns signs a release form?
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Legal arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court about Utah's overturned same-sex marriage ban have focused heavily on whether gay and lesbians can be suitable parents, provoking a debate on family values in the Mormon state.
Now that Obamacare has gone live, more people than ever are running in horror from President Obama's health care disaster. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Mr. Obama's first pick for the high court, had no choice but to block enforcement of the health care law's requirement that religious groups, whether they want to or not, must subsidize abortions, sterilization and contraceptive devices.
Advocates for a Denver-based congregation of Catholic nuns on Wednesday applauded an eleventh-hour order by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to temporarily block a requirement under the Affordable Care Act to insure birth control procedures, but attorneys and analysts agreed the fight is far from over.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday granted an emergency exemption for an organization that objected to the contraception mandate tied to Obamacare, saying a group of Colorado nuns who sued over the rule on religious grounds should not have to comply with it until the high court considers the case on its merits this term.
In a 59-page dissent, Sotomayor said the decision trampled on the rights of minorities, even though the Michigan amendment was adopted by voters, arguing that "democratically approved legislation can oppress minority groups."
In a separate dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said she would have upheld the full award.