Sotomayor to be Sworn in Saturday at High Court

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sonia Sotomayor will be sworn in as the 111th justice of the Supreme Court on Saturday, with Chief Justice John Roberts administering two oaths of office.

The 55-year-old Sotomayor will repeat one oath as prescribed by the Constitution in a private ceremony at the high court at 11 a.m. It will be open only to members of Sotomayor's family. Then, Roberts will administer a second oath, taken by judges, with the new justice's family and friends, and reporters present.

Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the ceremony apparently will be the first one open to television cameras in the court's history.

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