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Sotomayor’s wide approval is worth exploring

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited UTSA on Jan. 25, 2018.
Gaige Davila/The Paisano

Editorial Board

January 31, 2018

UTSA’s high profile visit from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor moved the audience. Her can-do advice was inspiring, as was her humble background. Unfortunately, only students selected before the presentation were permitted to ask Sotomayor a question. The personal questions were interest...

First Latina on the High Bench visits UTSA

Isaac Serna

January 27, 2018

U.S. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor’s inspirational account of her life elicited applause throughout her presentation to the UTSA community today, but when President Taylor Eighmy said, “She is the first Latina to sit on the high bench,” the audience began cheering. “...

UTSA professors discuss Texas death penalty in light of Supreme Court ruling

Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Taiwo Adepoju

April 12, 2017

Texas maintains the ability to use the death penalty, but must adopt a more modern standard following an overturned death sentence by the U.S. Supreme Court. “Texas is always going to support the death penalty, that is who we are. This is our culture,” said Henry Esparza, a political science an...