Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court - Sonia Sotomayor

On May 26, 2009, President Obama announced that he would nominate Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  The Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the nomination was held from July 13-16, 2009.  The Judiciary Committee reported the nomination to the Senate for consideration on July 28, 2009.  The Senate confirmed the nomination on August 6, 2009.

080609SotomayorVoteThumbJustice Sotomayor was born on June 25, 1954, in New York City.  She earned her B.A. from Princeton University in 1976, and in 1979, graduated from Yale Law School.  She worked as an assistant district attorney from the New York County District Attorney's Office from 1979 to 1984.  Judge Sotomayor worked in private practice from 1984 until 1992.  She was nominated by President George H.W. Bush to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, a seat to which she was confirmed in 1992.  In 1998, after being nominated by President Bill Clinton, Sotomayor was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Transcript

A transcript of the hearing, including the Committee Questionnaire, responses to questions submitted for the record, and letters received in connection with the nomination is available through the Government Printing Office.

Committee Questionnaire

  • Committee Questionnaire - Appendix
  • June 19, 2009 - Questionnaire Supplement
  • June 15, 2009 - Questionnaire Supplement
    • Supplemental Attachment 1 - Article by Thomas Schweitzer
    • Supplemental Attachment 2 - October 10, 1980 Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Letter
    • Supplemental Attachment 3 - March 3, 1981 Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Document 
    • Supplemental Attachment 4 - March 13, 1984 Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization and Long-Range Planning
    • Supplemental Attachment 5 - June 19, 1987 Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund Memorandum
    • Supplemental Attachment 6 - September 2, 1987 Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Memorandum
    • Supplemental Attachment 7 - January 27, 1988 Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Memorandum
    • Supplemental Attachment 8 - April 13, 1988 - Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Memorandum
    • Supplemental Attachment 9 - Judgements in United States of America v. Paul V. Bauers and United States of America v. Milton Gottesman
    • Supplemental Attachment 10 - Appellant's Brief in 90-7322
    • Supplemental Attachment 11 - Appellee's Brief in 90-7322
    • Supplemental Attachment 12 - Appellant's Reply Brief in 90-73
    • Supplemental Attachment 13 - March 21, 2003 Indiana University, Maurer School of Law, Civil Procedure Course
    • Supplemental Attachment 14 - March 21, 2003 Indiana University, Maurer School of Law, Criminal Procedure Course
    • Supplemental Attachment 15 - Sweeper v. Scully 
    • Supplemental Attachment 16 - Emile v. Browner
    • Supplemental Attachment 17 - Bowers v. Navistar
    • Supplemental Attachment 18 - Flamer v. City of White Plains
    • Supplemental Attachment 19 - Medmar v. Fahem
    • Supplemental Attachment 20 - Nonferrous v. Agricultural Bank
    • Supplemental Attachment 21 - February 25, 2005, Duke Law School Speech (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 22 - May 21, 2006, Hofstra University Speech (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 23 - November 12, 1993, Preiskel/Silverman Event (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 24 - December 10, 2003, Developmental School for Youth Graduation Ceremony (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 25 - May 17, 2009, El Diario Luncheon Remarks
    • Supplemental Attachment 26 - Women and the Leadership Q Profile
    • Supplemental Attachment 27 - Women and the Leadership Q Book Excerpt
    • Supplemental Attachment 28 - Spring 2005, Developmental School for Youth Graduation Ceremony (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 29 - Spring 2006, Developmental School for Youth Graduation Ceremony (video filed with the Committee)
    • Supplemental Attachment 30 - Minutes from meetings of the Program Committee of the Board of Directors of the State of New York Mortgage Agency
    • Supplemental Attachment 31 - Minutes from meetings of the Personnel and Affirmative Action Committee of the Board of Directors of the State of New York Mortgage Agency
    • Supplemental Attachment 32 - Files from the New York District Attorney's Office
  • June 5, 2009 - Questionnaire Supplement
    • March 24, 1981 - Memorandum to the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, from the Task Force on the Bill to Restore the Death Penalty in New York State
  • Question 12A
    • May 10, 1974 - Letter to the Editor: Anti-Latino discrimination at Princeton, The Daily Princetonian
    • September 12, 1974 - Letter to the Editor: Criticizing the process of selecting a 'minority dean,' The Daily Princetonian
    • February 27, 1976 - Letter to the Editor: Criticizing and anti-gay attack on campus, The Daily Princetonian
    • 1979 - Note, Statehood and the Equal Footing Doctrine: The Case for Puerto Rican Seabed Rights, 88 Yale Law Journal 825
    • 1996 - Sonia Sotomayor & Nicole A. Gordon, Returning Majesty to the Law and Politics: A Modern Approach, 30 Suffolk University Law Review 35
    • 2002 - A Latina Judge's Voice, 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 87
    • 2004 - Tribute to John Sexton, 60 N.Y.U. Annual Survey of American Law 23
    • 2007 - Foreword to Daniel Terris, et al., The International Judge: An Introduction to the Men and Women Who Decide the World's Cases
  • Question 12B
    • April 10, 1981 - Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, Letter to to Governor Carey opposing the reinstatement of the death penalty
    • November 21, 1997 - Report of the Second Circuit Task Force on Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts
    • November 21, 1997 - Report of the Second Circuit Task Force on Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts, Appendix B
    • November 21, 1997 - Report of the Second Circuit Task Force on Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts, Appendix C
    • February 2001 - Fordham Self Study Report
  • Question 12C
    • June 1992 - Transcript of Hearing for District Court Nomination, Part 1
    • September 1997 - Transcript of Hearing for Circuit Court Nomination

  • Question 12D
    • Date Not Listed - Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, Panel: Women in the Judiciary
    • Early 1990s - Practicing Law Institute: "Facing the '90s as a Woman Lawyer in Corporate Law Practice" (video filed with Committee)
    • April 1, 1993 - American Bar Association Section on Litigation and Prentice Hall Law & Business Conference:  "The Woman Advocate" (panel news clippings)
    • August 27, 1993 - Second Circuit Naturalization Proceedings and Attorney Admissions Proceedings Naturalization - Part 1 and Part 2
    • November 12, 1993 - Yale Law School Presikel/Silverman Event, "Doing What's Right: Ethical Questions for Private Practitioners Who Have Done or Will Do Public Service"
    • 1994 - Federal Judicial Center, "Your First Year on the Bench" (video filed with Committee)
    • March 17, 1994 - Revista Juridica de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, "Women in the Judiciary"
    • March 19, 1994 - Revista Juridica de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, 40th National Law Review Conference
    • January 17, 1995 - Hogan-Morgenthau Associations, The Hogan-Morgenthau Award
    • February 5, 1996 - Suffolk University Law School, "Returning Majesty to the Law and Politics: A Modern Approach"
    • March 15, 1996 - Latino and Latina American Law Students Association of Hofstra University School of Law, Remarks at the 3rd Annual Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance for the Latino and Latina American Law Students Association
    • May 17, 1996 - Hispanic National Bar Association, Remarks at the National Board of Governors Reception
    • November 7, 1996 - Princeton University, Remarks at the Latino Heritage Month Celebration
    • February 19, 1997 - Puerto Rican Bar Association, Introduction of Judge Jose Cabranes at the 1997 Cocktail Reception Recognizing Excellence in the Judiciary
    • May 15, 1997 - Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage, Introduction of John D. Feerick at the Hispanic Judges Dinner
    • September 14, 1997 - Hunts Point Multi-Service Center, Inc., Remarks at the 30th Anniversary Event
    • October 16, 1997 - International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, Remarks at Luncheon on International Counterfeiting
    • September 15, 1998 - U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Remarks at Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration of Women in Leadership
    • September 22, 1998 - New York County Lawyers Association, Committee on Minorities and the Law, Remarks at Reception for Ellis Cose's The Best Defense, NYCLA's Minority Judicial Internship Program, and the Honorable and Mrs. Baer
    • September 24, 1998 - National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc., National Policy Conference Speech
    • October 7, 1998 - Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, "Breaking Down Barriers - Reaching New Heights, Part 1 and Part 2
    • October 24, 1998 - Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association, Fifth Annual Awards Celebration and Scholarship Presentation: Hispanic Females in Leadership
    • October 26, 1998 - Federal Correctional Institution at Otisville, Hispanic Heritage Month Program
    • October 28, 1998 - The Cervantes Society, 3rd Annual Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Celebrating Women in Leadership
    • November 6, 1998 - United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Induction Speech
    • December 4, 1998 - Beat Gordon and the Japanese Consulate, Ceremony Honoring Beate Gordon
    • January 20, 1999 - Panel Discussion at Facultad de Derecho Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Speech on the United States Judicial System (news clippings)
    • March 5, 1999 - Riverside Church, Eulogy at the Memorial Service for the Honorable Mary Johnson Lowe
    • April 20, 1999 - Columbia Law School, Center for Public Interest Law, 1999 Annual Public Interest Awards Dinner
    • April 30, 1999 - Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, 1999 Convention, "Women Moving Forward" (news clippings)
    • May 13, 1999 - Puerto Rican Bar Association, Presentation of the Honorable Felipe N. Torres Award for Outstanding Latino Attorney of the Year to Xavier Romeu Matta, Executive Director for the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Corp.
    • June 2, 1999 - Lehman College, Receipt of an Honorary Doctor of Laws
    • August 19, 1999 - Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, 30th Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance (news clippings)
    • September 11, 1999 - Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, Remarks at the Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico Asamblea Annual 1999 on the Importance of an Independent Judiciary
    • April 7, 2000 - New York Law School Law Review, Charles W. Froessel Award
    • June 21, 2000 - Law School Admission Council, Taping for a Hispanic Recruitment Video Production (video filed with the Committee)
    • June 26, 2000 - Bronx Leadership Academy, Graduation
    • September 19, 2000 - Federal Bar Council Inns of Court, Panel Discussion on End-of-Life Issues (video filed with the Committee)
    • September 26, 2000 - National Labor Relations Board, Installation of Celeste J. Mattina as the Regional Director of the NLRB, Region 2
    • November 13, 2000 - Lawyering for Social Justice, Jurist in Residence Lecture
    • November 30, 2000 - Litigators Club, Remarks on the Difference Between the Court of Appeals and the District Court
    • January 25, 2001 - Arizona State University College of Law, "Lawyering for Social Justice" (news clippings)
    • June 1, 2001 - Eastern District of New York, Induction of Lois Bloom as a District Court Judge
    • June 7, 2001 - Brooklyn Law School Commencement, Commencement Address
    • September 9, 2001 - Hofstra Law School, Introduction of Justice Antonin Scalia
    • October 26-28, 2001 - Raising the Bar, Latino and Latina Presence in the Judiciary and the Struggle for Representation, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Olmos Lecture
    • November 1, 2001 - Rutgers Law School, Introduction of Ida Castro for the Fannie Bear Besser Award
    • November 30 - December 1, 2001 - Princeton University Seminar: "Puerto Ricans: Second Class Citizens in Our Democracy?", Symposium Panel on Puerto Ricans in Democracy (news clippings)
    • February 26, 2002 - The Princeton Club, "A Visit With Princeton Women's Network of New York City"
    • April 18, 2002 - Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, "Most Influential Women in the Law Award"
    • May 1, 2002 - FBI Speech Sponsored by the Hispanic, Black, Irish, and Asian/Pacific Islander Communities, "Unity Day: United We Stand"
    • June 4, 2002 - Second Circuit Judicial Assistants/Judicial Secretaries, Administrative and Operational Training Workshop for Second Circuit Judicial Assistants/Judicial Secretaries
    • September 10, 2002 - St. John's University, 2002-2003 Visiting Jurist Series
    • February 14, 2003 - Constitutional Studies Center, Georgetown University Law Center, "Rearguing Marbury v. Madison" (video filed with the Committee)
    • March 20-21, 2003 - Indiana University, Mauerer School of Law, Guest Lectures, etc.
    • March 27, 2003 - New York University School of Law, Annual Survey of American Law, Tribute to John Sexton
    • May 3, 2003 - Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, "Convention 2003; Where it all Began: Central New York Birthplace of Women's Rights," Part 1 and Part 2
    • May 10, 2003 - University of Buffalo Law School, 114th Annual Commencement Speaker
    • May 18, 2003 - Pace University Law School, Honorary Doctorate Commencement Address
    • June 21, 2003 - Princeton University, "The Judiciary and Democracy: Principle and Politics"
    • October 22, 2003 - Latin American Law Students Association, Seton Hall School of Law Distinguished Lecturer Series
    • October 26, 2003 - Boy Scout Troop 96 of Ringwood, New Jersey, Eagle Scout Court of Honor (video filed with the Committee)
    • October 30, 2003 - Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage, Inc., John Carro Award for Judicial Excellence at the "Hispanic Heritage Awards Dinner"
    • December 10, 2003 - Development School for Youth, Graduation Ceremony
    • May 18, 2004 - Columbia Law School Graduation, Commencement Address
    • September 10, 2004 - NYS Unified Court System, "A Celebration of Unity and Renewal in Tribute to the Sacrifices Made on September 11, 2001"
    • September or October 2004 - Turn of River Middle School, Stamford, Conn., Hispanic Heritage (video filed with the Committee)
    • October 10, 2004 - 2004 Hispanic National Bar Association Convention, "How to Become a Law Clerk" Panel, Latina Judge of the Year Award
    • November 9, 2004 - Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Event Honoring John Carro Sheridan, Remarks Similar to John Carro Award for Judicial Excellence at the "Hispanic Heritage Awards Dinner"
    • February 25, 2005 - Duke Law School, Deans Cup Moot Court Panel and Discussion
    • March 16, 2005 - Puerto Rican Bar Association and Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage, Launching Reception for the Judicial Internship Placement Program
    • April 15, 2005 - Latino Law Students Association, LALSA Dinner
    • November 15, 2005 - The Federal Bar Association, Motion by the Federal Bar Association and Others to Admit New Members
    • March 6, 2006 - University of Puerto Rico School of Law, Initiation Ceremony for the Law Review's 75th Volume Board of Editors: "How to be an Effective Advocate in Court"
    • April 7, 2006 - Yale Law School, "Latino Law Student's Association's Public Service Award"
    • May 21, 2006 - Hofstra University School of Law, Honorary Doctoral Degree and Commencement Address
    • October 4, 2006 - Latino Law Student's Association, Columbia Law School, Professional Leadership Award
    • October 12, 2006 - Federal Judicial Center, Georgetown University Law Center, "Immigration Law for Judges of the U.S. Courts of Appeals"
    • November 3, 2006 - Cardinal Spellman High School, Cardinal Spellman Career Day
    • September 21, 2007 - Urban Health Plan, Inc., "Wall of Fame" Induction at the 12th Annual Urban Health Plan Celebration Community Health Symposium and Kick-Off Reception (video also filed with the Committee)
    • October 15, 2007 - Latin American Law Students Association, Cornell Law School, Remarks
    • November 12, 2007 - Vermont Law School, "A Celebration of the Life and Service of the Honorable James L. Oakes"
    • January 18, 2008 - United States Courthouse, Burlington, Vermont, Unveiling of a Commemorative Portrait of Judge Fred I. Parker
    • October 8, 2008 - Latino Law Students Association, Cornell Law School, LALSA Hispanic Heritage Month Discussion (notes)
    • October 20, 2008 - University of Hartford, Jon Newman Annual Lecture on Law and Justice
    • February 28, 2009 - Yale Law School Federalist Society, 2009 Federalist Society Student Symposium on "Separation of Powers in American Constitutionalism"
    • April 17, 2009 - Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association of New York University School of Law, Keynote Address, "Being the Change We Need for Our Communities"
    • April 28, 2009 - American Civil Liberties Union of Puerto Rico, "How Federal Judges Look to International and Foreign Law Under Article VI of the U.S. Constitution" (video filed with the Committee)
    • May 7, 2009 - New York County Lawyer's Association, Presentation and Discussion of Ellis Cose's Radio Documentary "Nerds in the Hood"
    • May 26, 2009 - The White House, Nomination to the United States Supreme Court
  • Question 12E
    • Date Not Listed - Lori Ferguson, Continually Defining What's Right and Just, Princeton Alumni Magazine
    • Date Not Listed - Margarita Santori, Educationa 'la unica solucion,' El Mundo
    • Date Not Listed - Primera Juez Hispana del Distrito Federal, Caras de Puerto Rico
    • April 22, 1974 - Latin Student Groups Assail University Hiring Performance, The Daily Princetonian
    • September 12, 1974 - Student's Complain About Selection of 'Minority Dean,' The Daily Princetonian
    • April 5, 1983 - Two Men Imprisoned in Child Pornography, The New York Times
    • November 27, 1983 - The D.A.'s Right Arms, The New York Times
    • June 17, 1985 - M. A. Farber, As He Seeks a 4th Term, Morgenthau Confronts First Sustained Criticism, The New York Times
    • 1986 - Interview with Channel 9 (New York), on counterfeit watches (video filed with the Committee)
    • 1986 - Interview with Good Morning America, on women and careers (video filed with the Committee)
    • September 1986 - Catherine Lawton, A Touch of Class, Mademoiselle
    • November 11, 1986 - Michael Gross, Notes on Fashion, The New York Times
    • 1991 - Spanish language interview, on confirmation as a District Court judge (video filed with the Committee)
    • December 1, 1991 - Sam Howe Verhovek, Political Talk, New Faces on the Bench, The New York Times
    • May 20, 1992 - Trish Donnally, Fashion's Assault on Counterfeiters: Companies Fight to Stop Others Cashing in on Their Good Name, The San Francisco Chronicle
    • May 31, 1992 - M. P. McQueen, Great Hispanic Hope: Lawyer May Be State's First Latina Federal Court Judge, New York Newsday
    • August 26, 1992 - Deborah Pines, New Woman Judges Took Different Routes to Court, New York Law Journal
    • September 25, 1992 - Jan Hoffman, A Breakthrough Judge: What She Always Wanted, The New York Times
    • October 1992 - Viva en Foco, Daily News (New York)
    • February 9, 1993 - Patricia Cohen, Loads of Praise for Judge Wood, Newsday
    • October 20, 1994 - Interview with Channel 41 (New York Spanish language station), on Lifetime Achievement Award from National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc. (video filed with the Committee)
    • August 1, 1995 - Jane Furse, From Bench, She Hits Hard, Daily News (New York)
    • June 12, 1997 - Interview with Visiones, on childhood and career (video filed with the Committee)
    • July 14, 1997 - Camille Martinez, Hit for Baseball Strike Ender, Newsday
    • 1998 - Leonor Mulero, Sotomayor al apelativo federal, Primo Plano
    • May 8, 1998 - Lisa M. F. Younes, Con Mucho Que Agradecer al 98 Sotomayor, El Mundo
    • October 7, 1998 - Interview with Fox News (local affiliate), on Second Circuit confirmation (video filed with the Committee)
    • October 10, 1998 - Maria Vega, Frentes y Perfiles de una Jeuza, El Dario La Prensa
    • October 24, 1998 - Greg B. Smith, Judge's Journal to Top, New York Daily News
    • November 7, 1998 - P.R. Native Becomes Judge on 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, San Juan Star
    • November 8, 1998 - Judge's Journey was Uphill from the Start, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    • November 8, 1998 - Woman Rises from Projects to High Court, Connecticut Post
    • November 9, 1998 - Larry Neumeister, Judge Learns Life in Tough Childhood, The Associated Press State & Local Wire
    • November 16, 1998 - Larry Neumeister, Judge Finds Humility in Journey from Housing Projects to High Court, The Associated Press BC Cycle
    • December 28, 1998 - Leonor Mulero, Una Carrera Judicial Ilena de Logros, De El Nuevo Dia
    • January 21, 1999 - Gladys Nieves Ramirez, En la Isla la Juez Sotomayor, El Nuevo Dia
    • January 25, 1999 - Por la union puertorriquena, El Nuevo Dia
    • 2000 - American Bar Association, National Hispanic Heritage Month
    • 2002 - Nancy Carson, Believing in Ourselves, 24-27
    • November 4, 2002 - Joe Beck, Sonia Sotomayor Reflects on Her Success: First Puerto Rican Woman to be a Federal Judge, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • March 9, 2003 - Yvonne M. Conde, Sotomayor, su Senoria!, Hoy
    • February 2006 - Ina R. Bort, Judicial Profile, The Federal Lawyer
    • November 2, 2006 - Pamela A. MaClean, New 2nd Circuit Chief No Ideologue, The Connecticut Law Tribune
    • May 2, 2009 - AP, Se Retira Juez del Supermo, El Vocero
    • May 2, 2009 - Cynthia Lopez Caban, Seria Un Regalo Maravilloso, El Neuvo Dia
    • May 2, 2009 - Beatriz de la Torre, Suena Sotomayor, El Vocero
    • May 18, 2009 - Jose Acosta, El Diario Reconoce Liderazgo de la Mujer Hispana, El Dario
    • May 31, 2009 - Lizette Alvarez & Michael Wilson, Up and Ou of New York's Projects, The New York Times (referencing a quote published in a "1999 article in a housing authority publication")
  • Question 12F
    • 1987-1992 - Minutes from meetings of the State of New York Mortgage Agency Board of Directors
    • 1988-1992 - Advisory Opinions issued by the New York City Campaign Finance Board
    • 1989-1992 - Minutes from meetings of the State of New York Mortgage Agency Mortgage Insurance Committee
    • 1989-1992 - Minutes from meetings of the State of New York Mortgage Agency Audit and Finance Committee
    • 1989-1992 - Minutes from meetings of the State of New York Mortgage Agency Affirmative Action Committee
    • 1990 - New York City Campaign Finance Board, Dollars and Disclosures: Campaign Finance Reform in New York City
    • August 16, 1991 - Report of the Advisory Panel on Inter-Group Relations (convened by Commissioner Margarita Rosa of the New York State Division of Human Rights at the behest of Governor Mario Cuomo)
    • 1992 - New York City Campaign Finance Board, Windows of Opportunity: Campaign Finance Reform and the New City Council
  • Question 13D
    • May 24, 1993 - Mermelstein v Maki et al., 93 Civ. 0916
    • December 8, 1993 - Parker v. Senkowski, 91 Civ. 2601
    • March 23, 1994 - Bolt Electric Inc. v. City of New York, 93 Civ. 3186
    • February 18, 1994 - Runquist v. Delta Capital Management, 91 Civ. 3335
    • May 26, 1994 - Cohen v. Heussinger, 89 Civ. 6941
    • July 17, 1995 - European American Bank v. Benedict, 94 Civ. 7110
    • July 16, 1996 - American Fuel Corporation v. Utah Energy Development Co, Inc., 96 Civ. 2805
    • June 16, 1997 - Holton v. Fraitellone, 96 Civ. 1312
    • September 24, 1997 - Greenbaum v. Handelsbanken, 95 Civ 3850
    • January 13, 1998 - Albert v. Strack, 97 Civ. 2978
    • May 21, 1998 - Carlisle Ventures Inc. v. Banco Espanol de Credito, S.A., 94 Civ. 5835
    • June 13, 1998 - Santana v. Artuz, 97 Civ. 3387
    • May 25, 1999 - Shabazz v. Pico, 93 Civ. 1424
    • January 10, 2005 - United States v. Barrientos
  • Question 13G
    • April 29, 2002 - United States v. Segura, et al., No. 01-1193(L), 01-1196(CON)
    • February 12, 2004 - United States v. LaFontaine, No. 02-1232
    • February 27, 2004 - United States v. Williams, Nos. 01-1398(L), 01-1565(CON), 01-1567(CON), 01-1580(CON), 01-1581(CON), 01-1604(CON), 01-1614(CON), 02-1317(CON)
    • May 3, 2004 - United States v. Sanchez-Villar, No. 01-1645
    • July 15, 2004 - United States v. Wagner, No. 02-1287(L), 02-1288(CON), 02-1507(CON)
  • Question 19
    • Trial and Appellate Advocacy, New York University Law School (1998-2007), co-taught with Adjunct Professor John Siffert
      • 2001 Syllabus
      • 2003 Syllabus
      • 2004 Syllabus
      • 2007 Syllabus
    • Appellate Advocacy, Columbia University (1999-2009), co-taught during different periods with Professor Gerard Lynch and Assistant Dean and Lecturer-in-Law Ellen P. Chapnick, and with Lecturer-in-Law Ilene Strauss
      • Spring 1999 Syllabus
      • Fall 1999 Syllabus
      • Spring 2000 Syllabus
      • Spring 2009 Syllabus
    • Federal Appellate Procedure and Advocacy, University of Puerto Rico, 2007 Syllabus

Documents Received from LatinoJustice PRLDEF (Available Upon Request)

Letters from Individuals and Organizations

  • August 5, 2009 - National Women's Law Center
  • August 5, 2009 - Joint Letter [Donald B. Ayer, Timothy S. Bishop, Richard P. Bress, Louis R. Cohen, Drew S. Days III, Walter Dellinger, Samuel Estreicher, Barto Farr, Meir Feder, Jonathan S. Franklin, David C. Frederick, Andrew L. Frey, CharlesFried, Kenneth S. Geller, John J. Gibbons, Jamie S. Gorelick, Jeffrey T. Green, Caitlin J. Halligan, Pamela Harris, George W. Jones, Jr., Pamela S. Karlan, Michael K. Kellogg, Douglas W. Kmiec, Jeffrey A. Lamken, Timothy K. Lewis, Rory K. Little, Robert A. Long, Deanne E. Maynard, Patricia Millett, Randolph D. Moss, Carter G. Phillips, Andrew J. Pincus, E. Joshua Rosenkranz, Charles A. Rothfeld, Gene C. Schaerr, Joshua Schwartz, Virginia A. Seitz, Stephen M. Shapiro, Paul M. Smith, Jerold S. Solovy, Kathleen M. Sullivan, Richard Taranto, Laurence H. Tribe, Alan Untereiner, Seth P. Waxman, Christopher J. Wright]
  • August 5, 2009 - FRCAction
  • August 4, 2009 - Joint Letter from Civil Rights Organizations
  • August 4, 2009 - American Association of People with Disabilities
  • August 3, 2009 - Alliance for Justice
  • July 30, 2009 - Joint Letter from Disability Advocacy Groups
  • July 28, 2009 - National Council of Jewish Women
  • July 28, 2009 - The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
  • July 28, 2009 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • July 27, 2009 - National Partnership for Women & Families
  • July 27, 2009 - National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
  • July 27, 2009 - Joint Letter [A. Philip Randolph Institute; ACORN; ADA Watch; Advancement Project; Alliance for Retired Americans; American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC); American Association for Affirmative Action; American Association of People with Disabilities; American Association of University Women (AAUW); American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO; American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; American Federation of Teachers; Americans for Democratic Action, Inc.; Asian American Justice Center; Campaign for America's Future; Center for Inquiry; Center for Responsibile Lending; Communications Workers of America; Cuban American National Council (CNC); DC Vote; Demos; Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund; Feminist Majority; Hispanic Federation; Human Rights Campaign; Immigration Equality; International Union, United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW); Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.; Japanese American Citizens League; Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; Laborers' International Union of North America; Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Leadership Conference on Civil Rights; Leavgue of United Latin American Citizens; Legal Aid Society-Conference on Civil Rights; League of United Latin American Citizens; Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center; Legal Momentum; Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund; NAACP; NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.; NARAL Pro-Choice America; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO); National Association of Consumer Advocates; National Association of Human Rights Workers; National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO); National Association of Neighborhoods; National Association of Social Workers; National Black Chamber of Commerce; National Black Justice Coalition; National Coalition for Disability Rights (NCDR); National Community Reinvestment Coalition; National Congress of American Indians; National Congress of Black Women, Inc.; National Council of Jewish Women; National Disability Rights Network; National Education Association; National Employment Law Project; National Employment Lawyers Association; National Fair Housing Alliance; National Hispana Leadership Institute; National Jewish Democratic Council; National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC); National Minority AIDS Council; National Organization for Women; National Partnership for Women & Fmailies; National Urban League; National Women's Law Center; NCLR (National Council of La Raza); Open Society Policy Center; People for the American Way; Pride at Work, AFL-CIO; Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC); Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP); United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW); USAction; U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Women Employed]
  • July 27, 2009 - Hispanic Alliance for National Prosperity
  • July 27, 2009 - Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, House of Representatives
  • July 24, 2009 - Joint Letter from Congressman Joe Baca (California), Congressman Solomon Ortiz (Texas), Congressman Silvestre Reyes (Texas), and Congressman John Salazar (Colorado)
  • July 24, 2009 - American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
  • July 24, 2009 - American Association of University Women
  • July 23, 2009 - U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • July 23, 2009 - National Rifle Association
  • July 22, 2009 - Joint Letter [Brigadier General James P. Cullen, USA (Ret.), Rear Admiral Donald J. Guter, USN (Ret.), Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, USN (Ret.)]
  • July 21, 2009 - Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • July 21, 2009 - National Women's Law Center
  • July 21, 2009 - National Employment Lawyers Association
  • July 21, 2009 - American GI Forum of the United States
  • July 21, 2009 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • July 21, 2009 - Alexander M. Sanders, Jr., Chairman, Charleston School of Law
  • July 20, 2009 - Daisy W. Lynum, Commissioner, City of Orlando
  • July 18, 2009 - Constitutional Accountability Center
  • July 17, 2009 - Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • July 17, 2009 - Congress of Racial Equality
  • July 16, 2009 - Richard Primus, Professor of Law, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in Constitutional Studies, University of Michigan School of Law
  • July 16, 2009 - Joint Letter from Former U.S. Attorneys [Benito Romano, David N. Kelley, Michael Garcia, Robert B. Fiske, Jr., John S. Martin, Jr.]
  • July 16, 2009 - Federal Hispanic Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • July 16, 2009 - The City Project
  • July 16, 2009 - Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • July 15, 2009 - National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
  • July 15, 2009 - Joint Letter from Law School Professors
  • July 15, 2009 - American Association of Christian Schools
  • July 14, 2009 - Family Research Council
  • July 14, 2009 - The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
  • July 14, 2009 - Club for Growth
  • July 14, 2009 - Former President William Jefferson Clinton
  • July 13, 2009 - National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.
  • July 13, 2009 - National Council of Jewish Women
  • July 13, 2009 - Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • July 13, 2009 - American Humanist Association
  • July 12, 2009 - Gerald Walpin
  • July 11, 2009 - Women Lawyers of Almeda County, California
  • July 11, 2009 - Presente.org
  • July 11. 2009 - California Women Lawyers
  • July 10, 2009 - People for the American Way
  • July 10, 2009 - National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
  • July 10, 2009 - Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • July 10, 2009 - Joint Letter [Phyllis Schlafly, Manual Miranda, Matthew D. Staver, Rick Scarborough, Janet Porter, Phillip Jauregui, Kay R. Daly, Michael Thielen, William Greene Ph.D., Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., Ron Shuping, Dr. Jody Hice, Gene Mills, Tom Shields, Ronald Konopaski, Michael R. Long, Don Feder, Bill Johnson, Pastor Paul Blair, Mike Coley, Alex Mason, Mark Williamson, Kris Mineau, Kent Ostrander, Fran Bevan, Dr. Carl Herbster, Bobbie Patray, C. Preston Noell III, Dr. Gary L. Cass, Gary Bauer]
  • July 10, 2009 - International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • July 10, 2009 - Fidelis
  • July 10, 2009 - Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association
  • July 10, 2009 - Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • July 10, 2009 - Americans for Democratic Action
  • July 10, 2009 - American Center for Law & Justice
  • July 9, 2009 - National Black Prosecutors Association
  • July 9, 2009 - The Honorable Hector Ferrer Rios, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, House of Representatives
  • July 9, 2009 - Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • July 9, 2009 - Joint Letter [Earthjustice, Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace USA, Center for International Environmental Law, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Clean Water Action, League of Conservation Voters, Defenders of Wildlife, National Audubon Society, Endangered Species Coalition, National Hispanic Environmental Council, Friends of the Earth, National Wildlife Federation, Native American Rights Fund, Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, Advocates for the West, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Gulf Restoration Network, Citizens for the Chuckwalla Valley (CA), Heartwood, Colorado Environmental Coalition, Hoosier Environmental Council, Columbia Riverkeeper, Idaho Conservation League, Conservation Northwest, Idaho Rivers United, Ecology Center, Kentucky Resources Council, Inc, Endangered Habitats League, Klamath Forest Alliance, EPIC-Environmental Protection Information Center, The Lands Council, Friends of Blackwater, McKenzie Gardens, Friends of Columbia Gorge, Michigan Nature Association, Gifford Pinchot Task Force, Midwest Environmental Advocates, Soda Mountain Wilderness Council, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Ventura Coastkeeper, Northern Plains Resource Council, WaterWatch of Oregon, northwest Environmental Advocates, Western Environmental Law Center, Northwest Environmental Defense Center, Western Nebraska Resources Council, Western Resources Advocates, Ohio Environmental Council, WildEarth Guardians, Olympic Forest Coalition, Wildlands CPR, Oregon Center for Environmental Health, Wishtoyo Foundation, Oregon Wild, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, PennFuture, Public Lands Wihtout Livestock]
  • July 9, 2009 - Louis J. Freeh, former Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • July 9, 2009 - Concerned Women for America
  • July 9, 2009 - Center for Inquiry, Office of Public Policy
  • July 9, 2009 - Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
  • July 9, 2009 - Alliance for Justice
  • July 8, 2009 - National Association of Social Workers, Puerto Rico Chapter
  • July 8, 2009 - Letter from More than 1000 Law Professors
  • July 8, 2009 - Hispanic National Bar Association Past Presidents [Honorable Mario G. Obledo; John R. Castillo; Robert M. Maes; Honorable Lorenzo Arredondo; Mari Carmen Aponte; Gilbert F. Casellas; Robert G. Mendez; Michael N. Martinez; Mark Gallegos; Jimmy Gurule; Robert J. Ruiz; Dolores Atencio; Carlos G. ORtiz; Wilfredo Caraballo; Mary T. Hernandez; Jose Gaitan; Hugo Chaviano; Gregory Vega; Lillian G. Apodaca; Alice Velazquez; Rafael A. Santiago; Angel Gomez; Carlos Singh; Alan Varela; Nelson A. Castillo; Jimmie V. Reyna; Victor Marquez]
  • July 8, 2009 - Hispanic National Bar Association
  • July 8, 2009 - Brennan Center for Justice
  • July 7, 2009 - Ronal W. Serpas, Ph.D., Chief of Police, Nashville and Davidson County
  • July 7, 2009 - Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Former Board Members [Carmen Aponte, former Executive Director, Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration; Sandra Ruiz Butter, former President, VIP Community Services; Ernest J. Collazo, Collazo Carling & Mish LLP; George A. Davidson, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; Dr. Ricardo Fernandez, President, Lehman College, City University of New York; Andres V. Gil, Davis, Polk & Wardwell, LLP; Ambassador Gabriel Guerra-Mondragon, former U.S. Ambassador to Chile; Dorothy James, former Provost and Dean of Faculty, Connecticut College; Harold S. Lewis Jr., Walter F. George Professor of Law, Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law; Benito Romano, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Judah C. Sommer, Senior Vice President, UnitedHealth Group, Inc.]
  • July 7, 2009 - National Rifle Association
  • July 7, 2009 - National Association of Women Lawyers
  • July 7, 2009 - Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • July 7, 2009 - Judicial Watch
  • July 7, 2009 - Joint Letter [Sandra S. Froman, Esq., Former President, National Rifle Association of America, NRA Board of Directors and Executive Council; Owen P. Buz Mill, President, Gunsite Academy, Inc., NRA Board of Directors; Evan F. Nappen, Esq., Corporate Counsel and Director, Pro-Gun New Hampshire, Inc.; Grover G. Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform, NRA Board of Directors; Sheriff Jay Printz, Retired Sheriff and Coroner, Ravalli County, Montana, NRA Board of Directors; Todd J. Rathner, President, T. Jeffrey Safari Company, NRA Board of Directors; Wayne Anthony Ross, Esq., President, Alaska Gun Collectors Association, NRA Board of Directors; Don Saba Ph.D., Sierra Bioresearch, NRA Board of Directors; Robert E. Sanders, Esq., former Assistant Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, NRA Board of Directors; Jon A. Standridge, Brigadier General (USA Ret.); Joseph P. Tartaro, President, Second Amendment Foundation; Jim Wallace, Executive Director, Gun Owners' Action League]
  • July 7, 2009 - Joint Letter [Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; American Association for Affirmative Action; American Association on Health & Disability; American Association of People with Disabilities; American Diabetes Association; ADA Watch/National Coalition for Disability Rights; Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living, Autism Society of America, Burton Blatt Institute; Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund; Empowerment for the Arts International; Epilepsy Foundation; Higher Education Consortium for Special Education; Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; MindFreedom International; National Association of the Physically Handicapped; National Association of Social Workers; National Association of State Head Injury Administrators; National Center for Environmental Health Strategies, Inc; National Center for Learning Disabilities; National Council on Independent Living; National Disability Institute; National Disability Rights Network; National Down Syndrome Society; National Spinal Cord Injury Association; Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children; United Church of Christ Disabilities Ministries Board of Directors; United Spinal Association]
  • July 7, 2009 - Joint Letter [A. Philip Randolph Institute; ACORN; ADA Watch; Advancement Project; Alliance for Retired Americans; American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC); American Association for Affirmative Action; American Association of People with Disabilities; American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO; American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; American Federation of Teachers; Americans for Democratic Action, Inc.; Asian American Justice Center; Campaign for America's Future; Center for Inquiry; Center for Responsible Lending; DC Vote; Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund; Hispanic Federation; Immigration Equality; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW; Japanese American Citizens League; Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Leadership Conference on Civil Rights; League of United Latin American Citizens; Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center; Legal Momentum; Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund; NAACP; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; National Association of Consumer Advocates; National Association of Human Rights Workers; National Black Chamber of Commerce; National Black Justice Coalition; National Coalition for Disability Rights (NCDR); National Congress of Black Women, Inc.; National Disability Rights Network; National Education Association; National Employment Law Project; National Employment Lawyers Association; National Fair Housing Alliance; National Jewish Democratic Council; National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC); National Organization for Women; National Minority AIDS Council; National Urban League; NCLR (National Council of La Raza); People for the American Way; Pride at Work, AFL-CIO; Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC); USAction; U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Women Employed]
  • July 7, 2009 - Illinois State Senate
  • July 7, 2009 - Hispanic National Bar Association [On behalf of the Cuban American National Council (CNC), Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Hispanic Federation, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), MANA, A National Latina Organization, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), National Association of Hispanic Publication (NAHP), National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives (NAHFE), National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, National Council of La Raza (NCLR), National Image, Inc., National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), National Hispanic Environmental Council (NHEC), National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA), National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP), National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc. (NPRC), SER - Jobs for Progress National, Inc., Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP), United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)]
  • July 7, 2009 - Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New York
  • July 7, 2009 - Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff, County of Los Angeles
  • July 7, 2009 - American Bar Association
  • July 6, 2009 - John F. Timoney, President, Police Executive Research Forum
  • July 6, 2009 - Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Professor of Law, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • July 2, 2009 - Joint Letter from Former Assistant District Attorneys [Steven M. Rabinowitz, March J. Citrin, John W. Fried, Thomas Demakis, Rubie A. Mages, John Lenoir, Ted Poretz, Mike Cherkasky, Joseph Ortego, Steven Fishner, Irving Hirsch, Jerry Neugarten, Fred Biesecker, Annette Sanderson, Jacki Hilly, jessica DeGrazia, Maureen Barden, Deborah Veach, Vivian Berger, Maurice Mathis, Susan Gliner, Elizabeth Lederer, Frank Munoz, Isabelle Kirshner, Richard Girgenti, Peter Kougasian, Nancy Gray, Jason Dolin, William Tendy, Patrice M. Davis, Jose Diaz, Scott Sherman, Peter Zimroth, James Warwick, Stephen L. Dreyfuss, Consuelo Fernandez, Jeff Schlanger, John Moscow, Eugene Porcarco, Kim H. Townsend.]
  • July 1, 2009 - Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • June 30, 2009 - New York City Bar Association
  • June 30, 2009 - Joint Letter from Professors of Disability Law, Disability Rights Law, and Special Education Law [Michael Waterstone, Loyola Law School; Peter Blanck, Syracuse University; Michael Stein, Harvard Law School Project on Disability; Marianne Engelman Lado, Seton Hall University School of Law; March C. Weber, DePaul University College of Law; Ani B. Satz, Ph.D., J.D., Emory University School of Law; Deirdre M. Smith, University of Maine School of Law; Ruth Colker, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University; Robert Dinerstein, American University Washington College of Law; Michael E. Schwartz, Syracuse University College of Law; Carrie Griffin Basas, University of Tulsa College of Law; Arlene Mayerson, University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Arlene S. Kanter, Syracuse University College of Law; Paula Pearlman, Loyola Law School; Wendy E. Parmet, Northeastern University School of Law; Paul M. Secunda, Marquette University Law School; Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School; Elizabeth Pendo, Saint Louis University School of Law; Simeon Goldman, Albany Law School; Jan C. Costello, Loyola Law School; Jeanette Cox, University of Dayton School of Law; Laura Rothstein, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville]
  • June 29, 2009 - Rachel Quintana
  • June 29, 2009 - Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • June 29, 2009 - American Hunters & Shooters Association
  • June 26, 2009 - Carmela Russo-Killeen
  • June 25, 2009 - Society of American Law Teachers
  • June 24, 2009 - Interfaith Alliance
  • June 23, 2009 - U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • June 23, 2009 - Pace Law School Faculty Members [Michelle S. Simon, Dean, Horace E. Anderson, Jr., Barbara L. Atwell, Adele Bernhard, Jay C. Carlisle, II, David N. Cassuto, Luis E. Chiesa, S. David Cohen, Karl S. Coplan, Bridget J. Crawford, Donald L. Doernberg, David N. Dorfman, Linda C. Fentiman, James J. Fishman, Margaret M. Flint, Leslie Yalof Garfield, Bennett L. Gershman, Steven H. Goldberg, SHelby D. Green, Alexander K.A. Greenwalt, Lissa Griffin, Jill I. Gross, JoAnn Harris, John A. Humbach, Irene D. Johnson, Janet A. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Andrew C.W. Lund, Thomas M. McDonnell, Randolph M. McLaughlin, Vanessa H. Merton, Jeffrey G. Miller, Gary A. Munneke, Michael B. Mushlin, Marie Stafanini Newman, John R. Nolon, Richard L. Ottinger, Ann Powers, Nicholas A. Robinson, Audrey Rogers, Darren Rosenblum, Merril Sobie, Ralph M. Stein, Emily Gold Waldman, Gayl S. Westerman]
  • June 22, 2009 - Republican Party of Puerto Rico
  • June 19, 2009 - National Advocates for Pregnant Women
  • June 18, 2009 - Elizabeth Iglesias, Professor, University of Miami School of Law, Center for Hispanic & Caribbean Legal Studies
  • June 17, 2009 - State of Connecticut Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission
  • June 15, 2009 - Sierra Club and National Latino Coalition on Climate Change
  • June 15, 2009 - ASPIRA
  • June 13, 2009 - Lurita Doan, former Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration
  • June 12, 2009 - Nereida "Nellie" Rivera-O'Reilly, Senator, Legislature of the Virgin Islands
  • June 12, 2009 - Delta Sigma Theta of Northern Virginia
  • June 12, 2009 - Andrew Cuomo, Attorney General, State of New York
  • June 11, 2009 - Detectives' Endowment Association, Inc.
  • June 10, 2009 - Joint Letter [Diana D. Parker, Esq.; Vivian Sevitz, Esq.; Dawn M. Cardi, Esq.; Susan G. Kellman, Esq.; Pamela Rogers Chepiga, Esq.; Roberta A. Kaplan, Esq.; Caroline Rule, Esq., Isabelle A Kirshner, Esq.; Donna R. Newman, Esq.; Katherine L. Pringle, Esq.; Catherine M. Foti, Esq.; Joyce C. London, Esq.; Audrey Strauss, Esq.; Anne J. D'Elia, Esq.; Marjorie J. Peerce, Esq.; Catherine L. Redlich, Esq.; Deborah A. Schwartz, Esq.; Mindy Heller Chettih, Esq.; Kathryn Keneally, Esq.; Anne E. Beaumont, Esq.; Andrea Likwornik Weiss, Esq.; Tracy Sivitz, Esq.; Louise Sommers, Esq.; Magda M. Jimenez Train, Esq.; Jacqueline C. Wolff, Esq.; Patricia A. Pileggi, Esq.; Pamela D. Hayes, Esq.; Alex Young K. Oh, Esq.; Mala Ahuja Harker, Esq.; Melinda Sarafa, Esq.; Eridania Perez, Esq.; Beth D. Jacob, Esq.; Karla G. Sanchez, Esq.; Annemarie Hassett, Esq.; Joy L. Vastola, Esq.; Denise A. Rubin, Esq.; Tanya Chutkan, Esq.; Lisa Breier Urban, Esq.; Alexandra A. E. Shapiro, Esq.; Miriam M. Breier, Esq.; Linda Imes, Esq.; Donna L. Gordon, Esq.; Laura A. Brevetti, Esq.; Sarah E. Zgliniec, Esq.; Marjorie E. Berman, Esq.; Debra A. Karlstein, Esq.; Marion Seltzer, Esq.; Lisa Cahill, Esq.; Wendy H. Schwartz, Esq.; Ann M. Galvani, Esq.; Lisa A. Ferrari, Esq.; Penny Shane, Esq.; Celia Goldwag Barenholtz, Esq.; Joyce B. David, Esq.; Sharon Nelles, Esq.; Ellen V. Holloman, Esq.; Marion Bachrach, Esq.; Marilyn C. Kunstler, Esq.; Susan R. Necheles, Esq.; Judith L. Mogul, Esq.; Ellen Yaroshefsky, Esq.; Melissa Dassori, Esq.; Helen A. Gredd, Esq.; Diana L. Erbsen, Esq.; Nancy Kestenbaum, Esq.; Maria C. Marinello, Esq.; Linda C. Goldstein, Esq.; Hillary Richard, Esq.; Tricia Bloomber, Esq.; Keisha-Ann G. Gray, Esq.; Nina Beattie, Esq.]
  • June 10, 2009 - Joint Letter - Members of Arizona Law School Facilities
  • June 9, 2009 - National Hispanic Leadership Agenda
  • June 9, 2009 - National Fraternal Order of Police
  • June 9, 2009 - MANA, a National Latina Organization
  • June 9, 2009 - Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
  • June 8, 2009 - Police Executive Research Forum
  • June 8, 2009 - National Sheriffs' Association
  • June 8, 2009 - National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
  • June 8, 2009 - National District Attorneys Association
  • June 8, 2009 - Hispanic Engineers Business Corporation
  • June 7, 2009 - Major Cities Chiefs Association
  • June 6, 2009 - Cuban American National Council
  • June 5, 2009 - National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
  • June 5, 2009 - Maria E. Melendez-Altieri, DMD, Mayor of the City of Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • June 4, 2009 - Lilia R. Leon, Councilmember, City of Commerce, California
  • June 3, 2009 - Nelson A. Diaz, Cozen O'Connor
  • June 3, 2009 - National Association of Social Workers
  • June 3, 2009 - Elizabeth Iglesias, Professor, University of Miami School of Law, Center for Hispanic & Caribbean Legal Studies
  • June 2, 2009 - Third Branch Conference
  • June 2, 2009 - MANA de Albuquerque
  • June 2, 2009 - Legislatura Municipal de San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • June 2, 2009 - Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles
  • June 1, 2009 - Manuel A. Diaz, Mayor, City of Miami, Florida
  • June 1, 2009 - Joint Letter from Former Law Clerks [Adam Abensohn (1996-97, 1998-99), Andrew B. Ayers (2005-06), Alison Nodvin Barkoff (2000-01), David A. Battat (1994-95), Julie H. Becker (1999-2000), Molly Kiklen (2005-06), Edward J.W. Blatnik (2000-01), Charu A. Chandrasekhar (2004-05), Hannah Y.S. Chanoine (2004-05), Matthew Colangelo (2002-03), Kevin E. Collins (2002-03), Glenn C. Edwards (1997-98, 2001-02), Melissa Lynn Elstein (1998-99), Joseph Evall (1992-93), Tracy M. Flynn (1994-95), Cary Franklin (2005-06), Kimberly A. Gahan (2007-08), Jeff Grossman (2000-01), Jessica Hertz (2007-08), Kathy J. Holub (1995-96), Robin Kar (1998-99), Mike Kavey (2004-05), Curtis A. Kin (1999-2000), Timothy Lambert (2000-01), James R. Levine (2001-02), Jack A. Levy (1999-2000), Julia Tarver Mason (1996-97), Amy Carpert Mena (2003-04), Sarah S. Normand (1998-99), Jenny Rivera (1993-94), Xavier Romeu-Matta (1992-93), David Moskowitz (2007-08), Melissa Murray (2003-04), Claude Platton (2006-07), David S. Rubenstein (2007-08), Rose Saxe (2002-03), Alan E. Schoenfeld (2006-07), Robert Spoo (2003-04), Danielle Feldman Tarantolo (2006-07), Travis J. Tu (2003-04), Jeannette Vargas (2001-02), Brent Wible (2005-06), Natalie R. Williams (1993-94), Kyle C. Wong (2006-07), Lisa Zornberg (1997-98)]
  • June 1, 2009 - Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter
  • May 29, 2009 - Encida Roman, Esq.
  • May 29, 2009 - New York State Law Enforcement Council
  • May 28, 2009 - Felix Ortiz, Assemblyman, The Assembly, State of New York
  • May 28, 2009 - Ricardo Elias Morales, Chairman, New York City Housing Authority
  • May 26, 2009 - National Latino Peace Officers Association
  • May 26, 2009 - Luis G. Fortuno, Governor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • May 8, 2009 - Women of El Barrio
  • May 6, 2009 - National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Association
  • May 4, 2009 - Americans United for Life

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