Tag Archives: Justice Sonia Sotomayor

UM alum overcame obstacles, heart attack, became Supreme Court clerk

Tiffany Wright, seen in front of the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., clerked for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor after overcoming a childhood of great adversity. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.

WASHINGTON – On the way to the most important job interview of her life, Tiffany Wright took a detour, turning up Trinidad Avenue in Northeast Washington and slowing as a brown brick rowhouse came into view. She glanced out of ...

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High court ruling limits international reach of patent laws

In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, the Supreme Court building is seen Washington.(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws. The justices ruled unanimously that the company’s shipment of a single part of ...

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1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

Photo of the Supreme Court Women Painting

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices. The large-scale portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan was installed Monday. The museum ...

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Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark

WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday publicly criticized a federal prosecutor for what she called “a racially charged remark” during a drug trial. The comment came as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of Bongani Charles ...

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