Justice Sotomayor's example as a Latina woman who has succeeded in immeasurable ways despite her difficult childhood should be an inspiration to all, especially our youth.
Sonia Sotomayor resonates a strength, a kind of grandeur that emanates with a warmth difficult to define. Perhaps it's her radiant smile, or maybe her way of speaking, slow and paced, that makes it feel as if she's clarifying something for her favorite nephew.
Affirmative action seemed destined to fare poorly before the Supreme Court in Schuette, but let's fairly inform the public on this important matter.
Liberty and equality don't just happen: They must be valued and protected by law.
Of course, the National Review has every right under the First Amendment to say all of these things, and I would defend to the death, in Voltaire's words, its right to say them. But that does not make them any less offensive -- or ignorant of the law.
Wednesday night, people all over the United States celebrated the historic Supreme Court decisions to give federal protections to all legally married couples and to return marriage equality to California.