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ICYMI: Justice John Roberts, a Conservative, joined liberal justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan in striking down Louisiana's Act 620.

The ruling was a 5-4 decision, with the opinion written by Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan, with Chief Justice John Roberts filing an opinion in concurrence.

RBG failed asylum seekers with her latest decision. The justice who didn't? Sonia Sotomayor, who has consistently stood against the racism of the Trump admin's immigration policies.

“I don't believe we should bend the Constitution under any circumstance. It says what it says. We should do honor to it.” Happy Birthday to Justice Sonia Sotomayor!

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Our “constitutional protections should not hinge on the vicissitudes of the political climate or bend to accommodate burdens on the Judiciary.” Justice Sonia Sotomayor defending the rights of asylum seekers in her powerful dissent in DHS v Thuraissigiam.

Big win for federal government today at the Supreme Court that will close court house doors to many asylum seekers. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, on her birthday, pens a bitter dissent joined by Justice Elena Kagan: w/ @priscialva 

Sonia Sotomayor was the lone justice to point out Trump's racist history in his move to end DACA

Who will lead the singing at the Supreme Court’s private teleconference today? Justice Sonia Sotomayor is 66.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor noted the Court was overlooking Trump’s history of remarks about Latinos and immigrants to explain why he wanted to end the DACA program.

In Justice Sonia Sotomayor's view, Trump calling Mexican immigrants “people with lots of problems” “the bad ones,” and “criminals, drug dealers and rapists,” provided important context.


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At the Supreme Court, two justices — Justice Clarence Thomas and Justice Sonia Sotomayor — have called for re-examining the qualified immunity doctrine.

One thing I took from today's abortion argument is NEVER underestimate Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Sotomayor knows the record of every case better than anyone. And she will beat you mercilessly with it if you get it wrong.

Flashback: When Justice Sonia Sotomayor was nominated by President Obama, the conservative media complained that she was too hot-tempered

Justice Sonia Sotomayor condemned the travel ban as "harrowing" and "motivated by hostility and animus toward the Muslim faith"

Justice Sonia Sotomayor pointed to what she called "stark parallels" between a notorious Japanese internment case and today's travel ban ruling.

Chief Justice John Roberts spoke clinically. Justice Stephen Breyer spoke analytically. Then it was Justice Sonia Sotomayor's turn. As she started reading her dissent, the crowded courthouse fell silent.

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Amazing to think it’s been 8 years since Justice Sonia Sotomayor became the first Hispanic American to sit on the Supreme Court!

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