Sonia Maria Sotomayor (assumed office 8 August 2009)
|Supreme Court Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor|
On 8 August 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the 110th justice--and third woman--to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nominated to the court on 26 May 2009 by President Barack Obama, she was confirmed on 6 August 2009. She was sworn into office two days later.
|Sotomayor at her swearing-in ceremony|