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Outside editorial: Sonia Sotomayor proves qualified for confirmation

After four days of often intense confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor proved herself well-qualified and worthy of confirmation. The breadth and depth of her experience as a prosecutor, civil litigator...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072009/opi_466071954.shtml
Outside column: Lacking facts, Gingrich tries confusion on judge

So Newt Gingrich now says Sonia Sotomayor is not a "racist" after all. She must be trembling with...Based on one foolish quote, we have spent a week asking if Sonia Sotomayor is a racist. I'd call that mission accomplished. And I...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060709/opi_448423898.shtml
Outside column: Senators' attacks on Sotomayor unjust

...baffled that some senators have viciously attacked Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Too often I've heard talk about the lack of the...the entire Senate should confirm the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. She has proven - with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071709/opi_465133408.shtml
Today in history

...was killed in an attack on his convoy.Five years ago: At her Senate confirmation hearing, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor pushed back vigorously against Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal agenda to the nation's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Today in sports history

...eight-shot victory over Dottie Mochrie.1995 - Major League Baseball players end their strike when federal judge Sonia Sotomayor of U.S. District Court in Manhattan rules against the owners in the labor dispute.1997 - Martina Hingis becomes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-31/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in Sports History

...eight-shot victory over Dottie Mochrie.1995 - Major League Baseball players end their strike when federal judge Sonia Sotomayor of U.S. District Court in Manhattan rules against the owners in the labor dispute.1997 - Martina Hingis becomes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-28
Sports
Bud Selig deserves credit but only so much

...have been sharing space in the Baseball Encyclopedia with strike-breakers.The only person who prevented it was Sonia Sotomayor, now a Supreme Court justice. As a judge in New York, she needed only 15 minutes to decide that the owners were...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-30/bud-selig-deserves-credit-only-so-much
Sports
Outside editorial: Find centrist judge, avoid partisan fight

...but the stage is already being set for a replay of last year's needlessly contentious confirmation battle over Sonia Sotomayor. Objection! This isn't necessary. Judge Sotomayor, a well-qualified federal appeals court judge, eventually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042110/opi_612881108.shtml
Opinion
There's no expiration date on hate

...she's racist." - Dennis Baxley, former executive director, Christian Coalition of Florida, speaking of Judge Sonia Sotomayor "Sir, prove to me that you are not working with our enemies." - Glenn Beck, talk show host, to Rep. Keith Ellison...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061409/opi_450839230.shtml
Democracy not meant to be a party

...to one's political club often seems to trump objective decisionmaking. When a Senate committee voted in favor of Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for a seat on the Supreme Court, every Republican but one voted no, even though she was obviously...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080609/opi_478367384.shtml

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