At 10:15 a.m. today, May 26, 2009, President Obama will announce his nomination of Sonia Sotomayer to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Sotomayer would be the second female on the current makeup of the Supreme Court, as well as the first hispanic. Judge Sotomayer is set to relieve Justice Souter, who will be retiring this year. Interesting articles about Judge Sotomayer can be found here, and also here.
Sotomayer to Replace Souter on Supreme Court