The Democratic-led Senate has voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor, who is now poised to be sworn in as the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. According to NBC News, that event is scheduled for Saturday.Chief Justice John Roberts will administer both the constitutional and judicial oaths.READ FULL STORY
Sotomayor will be sworn in as the 111th Justice of the Supreme Court on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Supreme Court of the United States. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., will first administer the Constitutional Oath in a private ceremony in the Justices’ Conference Room attended by members of the Sotomayor family. The Chief Justice will then administer the Judicial Oath in the East Conference Room before a small gathering of Judge Sotomayor’s family and friends.