Monday, July 13, 2009
Today, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary will begin its hearing on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Throughout the week, Sotomayor for Justice will be providing complete coverage and analysis of the hearings from the best legal experts in the country.
Working with our partners, we have compiled over 350 articles and reference materials to keep you informed on the facts and record of Judge Sotomayor going into today's hearings and will post analysis from our experts daily and in real-time through our blog and on Twitter.
Please note we have received word that Judge Sonia Sotomayor's opening statement at her confirmation hearings will be earlier than originally expected. Sotomayor is now expected to make her opening statement at 2pm Eastern.
Here are 5 simple ways you can show your support for Sotomayor.
Live Stream of Confirmation Hearings
Sotomayor for Justice will live stream every minute of the hearings as a public service to help inform and educate everyone about the qualifications, experience, and commitment to justice that Judge Sotomayor has exemplified in her life and career.
Find a Watch Party
Join others in your community and come out and join a watch party. Watch the hearings, join in the conversation, and make new friends.
Sotomayor for Justice Blog
Read and comment on the expert opinion of legal analyst on our blog. You don't have to be a lawyer to comment and show your support for Sotomayor.
Sotomayor for Justice will track all of the conversations on Twitter around her nomination in real time. Anytime, anyone, anywhere, tweets about Sotomayor we'll pick it up and report it to you.
Free Poster Download (and more)
Show your support by downloading your free poster of "I Stand with Sotomayor".
The community is bursting with pride and excitement over the pending confirmation of Judge Sotomayor. She has an impeccable record of accomplishment and possesses all of the credentials and experience that make her worthy of serving on the nationâ€™s highest court. We look forward to making her confirmation hearings accessible to everyone and to share in this historical event.
Interim President and General Counsel
P.S. Be sure to tell your friends and family. They'll appreciate the reminder!
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