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The Supreme Court in 2009
Top row (left to right): Samuel A. Alito, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Bottom row (left to right): Anthony M. Kennedy, John Paul Stevens, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Antonin G. Scalia and Clarence Thomas.
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On May 26, 2009, President Barack Obama announces his nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. When Sotomayor was sworn in on August 8, she became the first Hispanic justice to serve on the Supreme Court.
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