Stories tagged: David Souter
Tue., May 26, 2009, 8:11 a.m.
Obama picks Sotomayor for high court
President Barack Obama named federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor as the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, praising her as “an inspiring woman” with both the intellect and …
Tue., May 26, 2009, 7:38 a.m.
N.Y. judge rises from projects to Supreme Court
Sonia Sotomayor’s path to the pinnacle of the legal profession began in the 1960s at a Bronx housing project just a couple of blocks from Yankee Stadium, where she and …
Fri., May 1, 2009, 12:42 p.m.
Obama hopes for new justice by October
President Barack Obama said Friday he will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter with someone who shares the president’s respect for “constitutional values” and hopes to have “him or …
Fri., May 1, 2009
Souter to step down in June, reports say
WASHINGTON – Justice David H. Souter, the Republican-appointed New England jurist who has become a reliable member of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court, has told friends that he …