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Justice Sotomayor sees 'unprecedented' threat to SCOTUS in confirmation battles

As a Supreme Court confirmation battle looms, Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered a sobering warning Wednesday about intensifying partisanship that she says puts the court's independence at the brink of crisis. "As norms of the nomination process are broken, as more senators, congressional representatives, governors, mayors, local politicians, and the media question the legitimacy of the court," she said, "the threat is greater and unprecedented than any time in our history."

msn.com ,  3 months ago 0
Justice Sotomayor sees 'unprecedented' threat to SCOTUS in confirmation battles

Justice Sotomayor draws a lesson not from law books, but from her mom

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is honoring the memory of her mother Celina Báez, who died last year, with a new children's book focusing on teaching about civic participation in everyday life. Sotomayor's fourth children's book "Just Help! How to Build a Better World" features a young Sonia as her mother, or Mami, asks her, "How will you help today?"

msn.com ,  4 months ago 0
Justice Sotomayor draws a lesson not from law books, but from her mom

Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasts Supreme Court's handling of Texas abortion case as a 'disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women'

Justice Sotomayor wrote a dissent to the Supreme Court rejecting a request from Texas abortion providers. "This case is a disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women in Texas," Sotomayor wrote. Texas abortion providers had asked the Supreme Court to intervene in their legal challenge.

msn.com ,  4 months ago 0
Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasts Supreme Court's handling of Texas abortion case as a 'disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women'

Sotomayor and Gorsuch say they are 'warm colleagues and friends' amid masking dustup

Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Sonia Sotomayor issued an unusual statement Wednesday asserting there is no tension on the high court around masking and stressing that Sotomayor did not ask Gorsuch to wear a mask while on the bench. In the rare statement, the justices said that "reporting that Justice Sotomayor asked Justice Gorsuch to wear a mask surprised us.

msn.com ,  4 months ago 0
Sotomayor and Gorsuch say they are 'warm colleagues and friends' amid masking dustup

Sotomayor, Gorsuch deny report they were at odds over masks

Two Supreme Court justices say a media report they were at odds over the wearing of masks during the surge in coronavirus cases is false Two Supreme Court justices say a media report that they were at odds over the wearing of masks in court during the recent surge in coronavirus cases is false.

independent.co.uk ,  4 months ago 2
Sotomayor, Gorsuch deny report they were at odds over masks

Supreme Court downplays report that Justice Gorsuch wouldn’t wear COVID mask to protect Justice Sotomayor’s health

Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch are both seeking to downplay a report that they are feuding over Gorsuch’s refusal to wear a face mask to protect against COVID-19. In a murky, vaguely worded joint statement, the two justices branded as “false” the report that Sotomayor felt forced to stay away from in-person court sessions because Gorsuch wouldn’t mask up like his other colleagues.

msn.com ,  4 months ago 1
Supreme Court downplays report that Justice Gorsuch wouldn’t wear COVID mask to protect Justice Sotomayor’s health

Sotomayor, Gorsuch issue statement denying tensions over masks

© New York Times/Pool Justice Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday issued a joint statement with fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch denying tensions over masks, with Sotomayor saying she did not ask Gorsuch to wear a mask amid surging COVID-19 cases. Gorsuch, a member of the panel's conservative bloc, has been the only justice to appear on the bench without a mask for arguments this month, court observers have noted recently.

msn.com ,  4 months ago 2
Sotomayor, Gorsuch issue statement denying tensions over masks

'We are warm colleagues and friends': Diabetic liberal Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Republican Neil Gorsuch release statement claiming she never asked him to wear a mask but don't deny she is attending remotely to avoid sitting next to him

'Reporting that Justice Sotomayor asked Justice Gorsuch to wear a mask surprised us. It is false,' the pair of justices said in a statement 'While we sometimes disagree about the law, we are warm colleagues and friends' Last fall, the court resumed in-person arguments for the first time, and none chose to wear a mask except Justice Sonia Sotomayor

dailymail.co.uk ,  4 months ago 1
'We are warm colleagues and friends': Diabetic liberal Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Republican Neil Gorsuch release statement claiming she never asked him to wear a mask but don't deny she is attending remotely to avoid sitting next to him

Justices Gorsuch and Sotomayor seek to play down mask row – but without addressing accusation

A statement from the two justices fails to address a key claim in a story alleging conflict between them over coronavirus masks Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Sonya Sotomayor are pushing back on reports of conflict between them over Mr Gorsuch’s refusal to wear a mask while on the bench during arguments, but their denial of tensions isn’t fully addressing the controversy.

independent.co.uk ,  4 months ago 0
Justices Gorsuch and Sotomayor seek to play down mask row – but without addressing accusation

'3,500 kids are in hospital, not 100,000': CDC Director Wallensky corrects liberal Justice Sotomayor's wildly false claim that 'over 100,000 children are seriously ill with COVID, many on ventilators'

'We have over 100,000 children, which we've never had before, in serious condition, and many on ventilators,' Sotomayor said on Friday On Sunday, Walensky contradicted Sotomayor's claims during a segment of Fox News Sunday 'The number is not 100,000 It's roughly 3500 in hospitals now?'

dailymail.co.uk ,  4 months ago 5
'3,500 kids are in hospital, not 100,000': CDC Director Wallensky corrects liberal Justice Sotomayor's wildly false claim that 'over 100,000 children are seriously ill with COVID, many on ventilators'