Sonia Sotomayor's file

Democrat from New York

Sonia Sotomayor is a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. She was President Barack Obama’s first Supreme Court nominee, and was confirmed by the Senate in 2009 to fill the seat of retiring Justice David Souter.

Recent stories featuring Sonia Sotomayor

Rush to judgment

A left-leaning group says Republican Congressman Adam Putnam was silent after Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a racist. Actually, Putnam spoke up.

Day 1 of Sotomayor hearing: no 'meltdown' yet

We check two statements on Sonia Sotomayor as her confirmation hearings begin.

Sorting out the truth on the Sotomayor nomination

We've created a special page where you can see all of our Truth-O-Meter items on the Sotomayor nomination.