Judge Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate today as the newest member of the Supreme Court, replacing  Justice David H.  Souter who retired in June.  She becomes the 111th member of the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as the third woman and first Hispanic to serve on it.

What does her confirmation mean for the First Amendment?  See our series of posts All About Sotomayor as well as the Freedom Forum for a record of her responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s questions on First Amendment issues.