Sonia Sotomayor

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

US Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor during a press conference in San Salvador on August 16, 2011. (credit: Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Visits Penn For Law School Dedication

University of Pennsylvania Law School officially opened Golkin Hall, its new $34 million state-of-the-art facility, and got a visit from a US Supreme Court Justice to mark the occasion.

04/05/2012

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Honored By Philadelphia Bar Association

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was in Philadelphia to speak to almost 1,000 guests at the Philadelphia Bar Association luncheon.

03/11/2011

(US Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor receives the Diversity Award Rudolph Garcia, the Philadelphia Bar Association's first-ever Hispanic chancellor.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Gets Award From Philadelphia Bar Assn.

US Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday received the Philadelphia Bar Association’s “Diversity Award,” which will be renamed in her honor.

03/11/2011

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