ADL Congratulates Judge Sotomayor On Confirmation To Supreme Court
New York, NY, August 6, 2009 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today congratulated Judge Sonia Sotomayor on her confirmation as the nation's 111th Supreme Court Justice, and first ever of Hispanic descent, by the United States Senate.
Glen S. Lewy, ADL National Chair, and Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, issued the following statement:
We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Judge Sonia Sotomayor.
The nomination and confirmation of the Court's first Hispanic and third female justice is an historic step forward for our nation.
We are confident that Judge Sotomayor will serve with distinction as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court, and we commend the President and the U.S. Senate for choosing and supporting her.
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