Sonya Sotomayor confirmed as 111th Justice of the Supreme Court

August 6, 2009 at 3:20 pm | Posted in Historical, Judiciary | Leave a comment
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Macombs Rd., Bronx / World Telegram & Sun photo by Phil Stanziola, c.1964

Macombs Rd., Bronx / World Telegram & Sun photo by Phil Stanziola, c.1964

Judge Sonya Sotomayor, born in the Bronx, New York in 1954, was confirmed today as the 111th Justice of the Supreme Court by a 68-31 vote of the Senate.

She will be administered the oath of office in the next several days, with a formal ceremony to be held in September.

Congratulations to all.

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