Thursday, June 04, 2009

Sotomayor Questionaire Released

Sonia Sotomayor has completed her questionaire. The Senate Judiciay Committee has put the questionaire online. Hotline On Call note Sotomayor completed her questionaire faster than any recent Supreme Court nominee.

Conservative pundits have accused Sotomayor of being not qualified and an affirmative action candidate. Sotomayor's list of awards should put that criticism to rest.


2009 Mujeres Destacadas Award
Presented by El Diario La Prensa
May 17, 2009 2009

New York State Women of Excellence Award
Presented by Gov. David A. Paterson
March 24, 2009

Urban Health Plan Wall of Fame Inducted,
September 21, 2007

Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws
Northeastern University School of Law
May 25, 2007

Outstanding Professional Leadership Award
Presented by Latino Law Students Association
Columbia Law School
October 2006

Public Service Award
Presented by Latino Law Students Association Yale Law School
April 2006

John Carro Award for Judicial Excellence
Presented by Association of Judges of Hispanic Heritage, Inc.
October 30, 2005

Latina of the Year Judiciary Award
Presented by Hispanic National Bar Association
October 2005

Judicial Intern Program Award
Presented by Puerto Rican Bar Association
March 16, 2005

Myles A. Paige Award
Presented by the Judicial Friends Foundation
December 2003

Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa
Pace Law School
May 18, 2003

Most Influential Latin American in the Law Award
Presented by Latin American Law Students Association
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
April 2002

Degree of Juris Doctor Honoris Causa
Brooklyn Law School
June 7, 2001

Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa
Princeton University
June 5, 2001

Arabella Babb Mansfield Award
Presented by National Association of Women Lawyers
July 8, 2000

The Charles W. Froessel Award
Presented by The New York Law School Law Review
April 7, 2000

Women’s History Month Celebration Honor
Presented by Gender Bias Committee
12th Judicial District
Unified Court System of the State of New York
March 9, 2000

Distinguished Lawyers Award
Presented by Lawyers College of Puerto Rico
September 11, 1999

Award for Life-Long Commitment, Dedication & Perseverance to Ensure
Fairness and Equality in the Legal Profession
Presented by Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
August 19, 1999

Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa
Lehman College of The City University of New York
June 2, 1999

Lance Liebman Nice Guys/Gals Do Not Necessarily Finish Last Award
Presented by Center for Public Interest Law
Columbia Law School
April 20, 1999

Gertrude E. Rush Award
Presented by National Bar Association
April 17, 1999 50 Outstanding Latinas of the Year Award Presented by el diario/LA PRENSA March 17, 1999

Key to the City
Presented by the City of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
January 22, 1999

Women in Leadership Award
Presented by The Cervantes Society
October 28, 1998

Achievement Award
Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association
October 24, 1998

Certificate of Appreciation
Presented by Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center
September 15, 1998

Tribute to the Puerto Rican Woman Award
Presented by the National Puerto Rican Day Parade
May 7, 1998

Graciela Olivarez Award
Presented by the Hispanic Law Students Association
Notre Dame Law School
February 26, 1998

Certificate of Appreciation
Presented by Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Metropolitan Correctional Facility
October 3, 1997

Distinguished Woman in the Field of Jurisprudence Award
Presented by the Secretary of State of Puerto Rico
July 4, 1996

Award in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement
Presented by Latino American Law Students Association
Hofstra Law School
March 15, 1996

Award for Outstanding and Dedicated Service to the People of New York County Presented by the Hogan-Morgenthau Association
January 17, 1995

Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.
October 20, 1994

Certificate of Excellence
Presented by National Conference of Puerto Rican Women
New York City Chapter
March 24, 1994

Excellence With A Heart Medal
Presented by Cardinal Spellman High School
1993

Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by the Latino Law Student Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association
September 25, 1993

Award for Commitment to the Preservation of Civil and Constitutional Rights for
All Americans
Presented by Hispanic National Bar Association
September 24, 1993

Human Rights Award for Service to Humanity
Presented by the Paralegal Studies Program of
Bronx Community College of the City University of New York
June 17, 1993

Claude E. Hawley Medal for Scholarship and Service
Presented by John Jay College of Criminal Justice
May 27, 1993

Outstanding Hispanic Women Achievers Award
Presented by the State of New York Governor’s Office for Hispanic Affairs
March 22, 1993

Emilio Nunez Award for Judicial Service
Presented by Puerto Rican Bar Association
1993
Citation of Merit
Presented by the Bronx Borough President
December 12, 1992


Conservative talk radio listeners will still believe Rush Limbaugh knows more about the law than Sotomayor.

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