Tagged: Senate Judiciary Committee

Sotomayor closer to SCOTUS

On a 13-6 vote, with only one Republican siding with her, Sonia Sotomayor has been endorsed by the Senate Judiciary Committee to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court.  Full Senate debate on the nomination is expected next week.  School of Law Professor Jay Wexler, who clerked for the current court’s only female justice, […]

Sotomayor’s Senate Hearing

Washington eyes are on Sonia Sotomayor as she appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee considering her nomination to the Supreme Court.  School of Law Professors Jack Beermann, a SCOTUS authority, and Jay Wexler, who clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsberg, can offer perspective on the hearings and the court’s future. Contact Jack Beermann, 617-353-2577, beermann@bu.edu; Jay […]