Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

Justice Sonia Sotomayor was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. In her first television interview since joining… read more

Justice Sonia Sotomayor was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. In her first television interview since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Sotomayor talked about her first impressions of the job, the acclimation process at the court, her first oral argument experience, and how she intends to be in certain phases of her job. She also discussed the call she received from President Obama asking her to be his nominee to the court and the confirmation hearings that followed. Justice Sotomayor was interviewed in the West Conference Room of the Supreme Court building.

Justice Sotomayor was nominated to the bench by President Barack Obama. She began serving as an associate justice in 2009. She was preceded by Justice David Souter. 

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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

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Program ID:
286080-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2010

Airing Details

  • Oct 11, 2009 | 12:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2010 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 2010 | 12:06am EST | C-SPAN 1

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