Justice Sonia Sotomayor

At a time when conservatives are sweeping history aside, Sotomayor’s concurring opinion provides a framework for Congress to fix the gap in legislation which often affects Black and minority communities.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote an opinion in the wake of an incident of a Texas officer shooting an unarmed man in the back, pointing out that the court has a pattern of granting immunity for police officers who act wrongfully in the line of duty.

Most of us didn’t pay attention to the White House Easter Egg Roll until the Obamas took office. And a lucky few of us were even able to join in on the festivities.

The Supreme Court examined a case out of Utah that questioned whether it was constitutional for evidence collected unlawfully by a police officer could be used as evidence in court.