Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Most electrifying moment in Justice Sotomayor’s life

Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells Oprah she was in total disbelief the day she got the call from President Barack Obama informing her that she would be his nominee for the nation’s highest court.

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