Sonia-Sotomayor-762182May 26, 2009 Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma nom­i­nat­ed Fed­er­al Appeals judge Sonia Sotomay­or as his choice to be the next Supreme Court Judge mak­ing her the first His­pan­ic in his­to­ry picked to be Supreme Court Judge. While it looks unlike­ly that Repub­li­cans will block Pres­i­dent Oba­ma’s first Supreme Court pick, some sen­a­tors con­tin­ue to raise ques­tions about Sonia Sotomay­or. The bat­tle begins with con­fir­ma­tion hear­ings sched­uled to start in just three days on Mon­day July 13, 2009.

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