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  • Firefighters: Sotomayor's benchmark?

    by James Oliphant The Supreme Court's reversal Monday of a discrimination ruling involving a group of white Connecticut firefighters has provided critics of high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor with some fresh ammunition. Republican senators and conservative gro
  • On Jeff Sessions: 'Tell Me More'

    by Mark Silva J. Gerald Hebert, a former senior trial attorney in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice, was one of the voices who derailed Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III in his bid for a federal judgeship in...

    Judge Sonia: N.Y. in D.C., with contentious edge

    Cesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the...

    Space Station flyover Monday night

    Space Cadets! There will be an unusually nice opportunity Monday evening to watch the International Space Station fly by on its way from the Louisiana coast to the Canadian Maritime provinces.If skies are clear, we'll pick it up at 10:43 p.m. EDT,...

    Judge Sonia: Agendas on the agenda

    Seated behind Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the first day of her confirmation hearings is a New York support group beyond her family. These include longtime lawyer and former social services official Cesar Perales and current NYC Deputy Mayor Carol Robles...