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Sonya Sotomayor

President Clinton nominated Judge Sonya Sotomayor to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1997; she was confirmed to the position by the Senate in 1998.  Judge Sotomayor served on the U.S. Court of Appeals from 1998-2009.  In 2009 President Barack Obama nominated Judge Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States.

This collection contains biographical information of Sotomayor, her court opinions as Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and letters in support of her nomination. This collection also includes court records, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and emails concerning her nomination.

Note: These records were made available in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, FOIA 2009-1007-F. To view the complete finding aid of this collection click here.

Collections within Sonya Sotomayor:

WHORM Subject Files

White House Staff and Office Files

Email - Automated Records Management System & Tape Restoration Project

National Security Council (NSC) Cables, Email, and Records Management System


WHORM Subject Files

The White House Office of Records Management (WHORM) Subject File series is a document-level index maintained during the Clinton Administration which tracked some incoming correspondence and other documents as they were circulated throughout the White House and filed by WHORM. The records are tracked by an alpha/numeric code, and are listed as such.

Files:

Subject – Subject Code – File Number

Court of Appeals, U.S. – FG052 - 231957SS

Court of Appeals, U.S. – FG052 - 248518CU

 

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White House Staff and Office Files

Staff and Office files were maintained at the folder level by staff members within their individual offices and document all levels of administration activity.

Folders:

Sotomayor – ABA Final [1]

Sotomayor – ABA Final [2]

Personal Data Questionnaire Financial Disclosure

ABA Rec Sotomayor – ABA

Sotomayor – FBI Waive

Sotomayor – Interview

Sotomayor – DOJ Drafts

Sotomayor – Draft ABA

Writings

Update Senate Draft Update Senate Draft [2] 

Update Senate Draft [3] 

Senate Questionnaire [1] 

Senate Questionnaire [2]  

Senate Questionnaire [3] 

Sotomayor Miscellaneous [1] 

Sotomayor Miscellaneous [2] 

Sotomayor Miscellaneous [3] 

Sotomayor Miscellaneous [4] 

Sotomayor Miscellaneous Soto/3/98 Case

Committee on the Judiciary Questionnaire

Doctor’s Certificate  

Sotomayor – Supplement to Senate  

Sotomayor – Senate Supplement, Letter Complaint from Attorney

Sotomayor – Speech

Opinions and Newspaper Reports [1] 

Opinions and Newspaper Reports [2] 

Opinions and Newspaper Reports [3] 

Supplement – 9/17/97  

Supplement to Part 4 Confidential Question 4  

Forms [1] 

Forms [2] 

Forms [3]  

Forms [4] 

Forms [5]  

Forms [6] 

Forms [7] 

Personal Data Questionnaire [1]  

Personal Data Questionnaire [2]  

Personal Data Questionnaire [3]  

Personal Data Questionnaire [4]  

Personal Data Questionnaire [5] 

Personal Data Questionnaire [6] 

Personal Data Questionnaire [7] 

Personal Data Questionnaire [8] 

Miscellaneous Searches

Letters of Support

Sonia Sotomayor [1] 

Sonia Sotomayor [2]

Sonia Sotomayor [3]

Sonia Sotomayor [4] 

Sonia Sotomayor [5] 

Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Second Circuit – New York  

Second Circuit [Sotomayor]

Sonia Sotomayor – 2nd Circuit (NY) [1]

Sonia Sotomayor – 2nd Circuit (NY) [2]

Sonia Sotomayor – 2nd Circuit (NY) [3]

Sonia Sotomayor2nd Circuit (NY) [4] 

Sonia Sotomayor – 22nd Circuit (NY) [5]

Sonia Sotomayor – 22nd Circuit (NY) [6]

Sonia Sotomayor Bio  

Decision Memo: 3/26/97- Sotomayor; Raymar; Rangel  

2nd Circuit [Sotomayor]

Sotomayor, Sonia

Sotomayor, Sonia

[AF 186384- Sotomayor]

 

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Email - Automated Records Management System  

The email comes from two different databases. The first is the Automated Records Management System (ARMS) it contains email records of the executive office of the President. This system maintained unclassified Presidential email. The ARMS dataset is comprised of 6 sub-series or sections of email called “Buckets.” The buckets include NPR, OPD, POTUS, WHO, CEA, and Default. Email is arranged chronologically by creation date.

Date Range of Email:

[11/14/1996-11/23/1998] 

[03/11/1996-10/02/1998] 

[10/07/1998-06/06/2000] 

[07/26/2000-11/17/2000] 

[06/23/1998-10/07/1999] 

 

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Email - Tape Restoration Project  

The second database of email is the Tape Restoration Project (TRP) it consists of recovered email from the Automated Records Management System from July 1994 through June of 2000. The TRP is a database that contains email records of the Executive Office of the President. This system maintained unclassified Presidential record email. The TRP dataset is comprised of 6 sub-series or sections of email called “Buckets.” The buckets include NPR, OPD, POTUS, WHO, CEA, and Default. Email is arranged chronologically by creation date.

Date Range of Email:

[06/13/1998]

[10/2/1998]

[05/19/1998-09/16/1998]

 

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National Security Council (NSC) Cables, Email, and Records Management Systems (RMS)

Folders:

[06/25/1997]

[06/25/1997]

[02/10/2000]

 

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