In a fiery dissent, the justice said the court’s decision to block COVID-19 restrictions on religious gatherings "will only exacerbate the nation’s suffering.”
“The severity of the COVID–19 pandemic should, by now, need no elaboration,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent.
The decision, written by conservative Justice Clarence Thomas, removes one of several obstacles facing the project.
The president wants associate justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to sit out any "Trump-related" cases.
The hall's Class of 2019 also includes actress Jane Fonda, attorney Gloria Allred and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg.
She was joined by Ruth Bader Ginsburg in arguing that the restrictions upend "longstanding practices regarding refugees who seek shelter from persecution."
Critics say the new policy effectively bans asylum bids for most Central American migrants at the border.
Sonia Sotomayor, Cecile Richards, Tracee Ellis Ross, and other famous women share advice you can apply to your own career.
"The nine of us are now a family and we're a family with each of us our own burdens," she told CNN's David Axelrod.
The congressman has a long history of incendiary and offensive remarks.