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Conservative Justices Samuel Alito and Anthony Kennedy, as well as liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor, signaled sympathy for Schlumberger. Kennedy told ION's attorney Kannon Shanmugam that the company's position would confine patent owners in how they use their own patents and mean they ...
This year's honorees included U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (the third woman and first justice of Hispanic heritage to hold this position), Misty Copeland (the first African American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre), Luma Mufleh (founder of Fugees Family, Inc., a ...

... ceo and founding director of Fugees Family Inc.; Misty Copeland, the first black principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who took home the Lifetime Leadership DVF Award. Diane von Furstenberg took a moment to mull her own feminist ...
The Supreme Court is the most powerful and influential court in the nation. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor turned a lecture at Vanderbilt Law School April 3 into an intimate and inspirational chat. Sotomayor continuously walked around the classroom, putting her hands on the shoulders of ...
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor slipped into the role of college professor Tuesday at Vanderbilt University, urging students to "take charge of your failures" and seek out paths in life that stoked their passions. Speaking during a wide-ranging question-and-answer session at the law ...
In an impassioned dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said the majority had gone badly astray. "Its decision is not just wrong on the law; it also sends an alarming signal to law enforcement officers and the public," she wrote. "It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later, and it tells the public ... Police Officer

Legal journalists and bloggers have been having a field day with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's put-down of Justice Sonia Sotomayor during a Supreme Court argument last week. The argument came in a case challenging California's effort to regulate “crisis pregnancy centers,” offices that look like abortion ... Police Officer
There was broad agreement that the Republican voters who sued presented what Justice Sonia Sotomayor called “pretty damning” evidence that the Democrats who controlled the state government wanted to increase the Democrats' edge in the congressional from 6-2 to 7-1. Even Chief Justice John ... Police Officer
Justice Sonia Sotomayor seems ready to go whole hog and strike down political redistricting altogether. Justice Stephen Breyer wants to wheel out a blackboard and confab about the social science behind it. Justice Anthony Kennedy wants to keep asking the same question until he gets an answer he likes, ... Police Officer
WASHINGTON >> Justice Sonia Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday's arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers involved in the Supreme Court case. When Chief Justice John Roberts did something similar seven ... Police Officer
WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday's arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers involved in the Supreme Court case. When Chief Justice John Roberts did something similar seven ... Police Officer
7, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an appearance at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday's arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers ... Police Officer
On Tuesday, March 20, the Supreme Court heard arguments inNational Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, the newest abortion case to hit the highest court in the country. The case hinges around what crisis pregnancy centers, also called fake women's health centers, have to tell ... Police Officer
EAST LANSING - A memoir written by the first Latina and third woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, has been chosen as the 2018 title for the "One Book, One Community" program. "One Book, One Community" is a partnership between Michigan State University, the City of ... Police Officer
To illustrate why it might have such an interest, Justice Sonia Sotomayor told Farris that she had recently visited Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center's website. “There is a woman on the homepage with a uniform that looks like a nurse's uniform in front of an ultrasound machine,” she said. “It shows an ... Police Officer
Law360 (March 20, 2018, 4:45 PM EDT) -- Justice Anthony Kennedy chided Justice Sonia Sotomayor during Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court arguments in a closely watched abortion case after she discussed what she found on the website of one of the pro-life petitioners, scoffing that he himself didn't “go beyond the record ... Police Officer
At different points in the arguments, liberal Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor said they were troubled by aspects of the California law. Kagan said it seemed that the state had “gerrymandered” the law, a term usually used in the context of redistricting, to target the anti-abortion centers. Sotomayor ... Police Officer

Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit East Lansing in August as part of the 2018 "One Book, One Community" series. U.S. Supreme Court / City of East Lansing ... Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor was appointed to the High Court in 2009. Her memoir, “My Beloved World,” is the ... Police Officer
Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks at a civics event, in Seattle. The. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Elaine Thompson/AP/REX/Shutterstock. DVF'S WINNERS' CIRCLE: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and ... Police Officer
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and the author at the Riverhead Panera Bread in 2012. This week was International Women's Day — a day when we commemorated women and the fight for women's rights. And although women's day is every day, on March 8 we purposely stop to ... Police Officer
Refusing to speak from the podium and walking among the public, the only Latina judge in the Supreme Court of the United States, Sonia Sotomayor, inspired the attendees of the Annual Conference of the main association of Administrators of Student Affairs in Higher Education (NASPA), giving the ... Police Officer
On Tuesday in Philadelphia, Justice Sonia Sotomayor addressed a crowd of 7,000 overworked educators who are attempting to solve student addiction, gun violence, hate speech, and unemployment. Watching the justice in action offers an extraordinary mental health corrective to the collective crack-up of ... Police Officer
Pete Souza / White HouseToday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a death row inmate whose state-appointed attorneys failed to discover and present mitigating evidence that might have altered the outcome of his jury trial. Writing in dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor faulted her ... Police Officer
That prompted Justice Sonia Sotomayor to point out the message on the buttons at issue in this case — one about the contentious issue of voter identification laws. "I'm sorry. Let's not forget who these people were and what they were wearing, 'Please ID me,' which for some people was a highly charged ... Police Officer
When Mr Messenger cited good reasons for those duties, Justice Sonia Sotomayor was incredulous: “The government purpose here is labour relations and labour peace.” Why isn't that “a compelling state interest”? Abandoning Abood after four decades would be a radical move for a handful of judges to ... Police Officer
Alito's antics infuriated Breyer, who dissented along with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. (Justice Elena Kagan recused, presumably because she worked on the case as solicitor general.) Using Zadvydas as a jumping-off point, he interpreted the statute to require a bail hearing for ... Police Officer
Justice Sonia Sotomayor observed that the arguments against union fees were essentially no different from ones to “do away with unions.” And Justice Elana Kagan cautioned, “This is a case in which there are tens of thousands of contracts with these provisions. Those contracts affect millions of employees ... Police Officer
5 Key Moments From Supreme Court's Union-Fee Arguments. Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't show any cards, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor called out the Justice Department's Noel Francisco for the abandoning earlier positions. Here are five moments from Monday's arguments in Janus v. AFSCME. By Marcia ... Police Officer
Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor signaled Tuesday that Congress should act to address questions raised in a case examining whether the U.S. government can compel a U.S. company to turn over data stored overseas. The case, U.S v. Microsoft, deals with whether an email service ... Police Officer
Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote for the court that a provision of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act does not support the victims' case. That federal law generally protects foreign countries' property in the U.S. but makes exceptions when countries provide support to extremist groups. The victims argued ... Police Officer
But that, in a nutshell, is Sonia Sotomayor. Nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in 2009, Sotomayor was nominated by President George Bush to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, in 1991, serving in that role from 1992 to 1998. She was a judge on the U.S. Court ... Police Officer
What's especially interesting about Tuesday's order, however, is that Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor both dissented. They would have granted the request to hold an expedited hearing in Rucho. There's no way to be certain why exactly Ginsburg and Sotomayor disagreed with their ... Police Officer
POINTER@AJ A signed copy of “My Beloved World,” by United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, is purchased before she speaks with Emory University law professor Fred Smith Jr. at Emory University's Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA. Police Officer
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate with a vote of 68-31 in 2009. Just a year after the class of 2020 read U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir, “My Beloved World,” they and the rest of the student body will have the opportunity to hear Sotomayor tell ... Police Officer
“Sonia Sotomayor's success is not only testament to her resolute ambition, drive, and intellect, but to the vital importance of role models, mentors and opportunities opened for historically underrepresented students. To hear her share her story in person is an ideal culmination of the Class of 2020's First ... Police Officer
For a moment, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor traded in her Supreme Court robes for “one of the very best gifts” she ever received — an Astros jersey and baseball hat. The switch happened Friday at the Law Center's Krost Hall, where hundreds of law students and other attendees heard a discussion ... Police Officer
George and Amal Clooney had dinner with US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Stephen Starr's Le Coucou restaurant downtown. Human-rights lawyer Amal's previously praised Sotomayor as one of her idols, having worked for her as an NYU law student when Sotomayor was a judge for the ...
Liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor questioned whether the court needed to act in the major privacy rights case in light of Congress currently considering bipartisan legislation that would resolve the legal issue. A ruling is due by the end of June. The case pits the interests of tech ...
Justice Sonia Sotomayor saw what was going on. “To cast serious doubt on longstanding precedent,” she wrote in a concurrence, “is a step we historically take only with the greatest caution and reticence. To do so, as the majority does, on our own invitation and without adversarial presentation is both ...
HOUSTON - Law students at the University of Houston were given supreme treatment on Friday as sitting U.S. Supreme Court Justice-- Sonia Sotomayor-- visited the campus for a fireside chat. Knowing she's a big Yankees fan, UH professor Michael Olivas presented the justice with a World Series ...
In order to achieve meaningful changes, the people who advocate for them have to convince “everybody” because, otherwise, they will end up being just temporary changes, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said on Friday to a University of Houston's audience that asked her ...
Texas was the first state Sonia Sotomayor, the associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, visited after her book tour was launched in 2013. While in Austin, she discovered that busloads of San Antonians had come to see her. “I was so deeply touched that people did that, that I made a promise: I told them ...
June 4, 2010 - The Bronxdale Houses public housing project she grew up in is renamed the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Houses and Community Center. July 12, 2010 - Commits to write and publish her memoir with Alfred A. Knopf. It is later revealed that Sotomayor received a $1.175 million advance, ...
(CNN) US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor suffered "symptoms of low blood sugar" and paramedics were called to her home Friday, according to a Supreme Court spokesperson. The spokesperson said Sotomayor, 63, is doing fine. The associate justice was treated and then returned to work.
... adopted new litigation positions in several cases, including in an unrelated labor dispute about the lawfulness of arbitration agreements in employment contracts that bar class actions. The department's switch in a voter-registration case drew questions last week from Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Read more:.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor, perhaps the most liberal justice, put the idea starkly: “People can walk themselves into jail. They can walk themselves, regrettably, into the gas chamber. But they have a right to tell their story”. It was conceivable, Justice Elena Kagan said, that Mr McCoy's primary aim may not have ...
Justice Sonia Sotomayor noted Ohio's policy for purging rolls — and its assumption that failure to vote is a sign the voter has moved — disproportionately disenfranchises “certain cities where large groups of minorities live.” That disparate impact makes it even more important for the court to tell Ohio to find ...
The high court is currently wrestling with two other cases in Wisconsin and Maryland over whether partisan gerrymandering can be unconstitutional. The court's decisions will likely impact North Carolina as well. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented from the Supreme Court's order.
Gorsuch is the latest member of the Supreme Court to speak at a New Jersey college. Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at Rutgers University in 2016 and Princeton University in 2017. Adam Clark may be reached at adam_clark@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on twitter at @realAdamClark. Find NJ.com ...


 

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