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Supreme Court Reverses Controversial Sotomayor Decision

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of white firefighters who claimed they were discriminated against by the city of New Haven, Conn., reversing a decision by Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Many believe the decision proves that Sotomayor's personal biases in favor of gender and ethnicity will negatively impact her decisions on the bench.

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Sotomayor Admits Says She’s Not Pro-Life

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer During a meeting with a member of the Senate Steering Committee, Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor said she does not share the Catholic Church’s position on abortion and has never given much thought to whether or not the unborn have rights.

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Sonia Sotomayor Nominated to Supreme Court

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer In an announcement made this morning, President Barack Obama has nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor of New York as his pick to replace retiring justice David Souter. If confirmed, Sotomayor would be the first Hispanic to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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