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Choosing a new SCOTUS: A double bind

Isabella Nieto, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

On September 18, 2020, advocates for gender equality and women’s rights lost a champion in Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Throughout her career, Ginsburg joined the faculty at Columbia University...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited UTSA on Jan. 25, 2018.
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Sotomayor’s wide approval is worth exploring

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...

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...

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

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...

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