Everyone was there–Obama, Biden, and even Ricky Martin!
Sotomayor hears her first oral arguments today in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Representing the federal government, which is defending campaign finance laws, will be Solicitor General Elena Kagan ’81, who is also making her Supreme Court debut.
And that crazy collar Sotomayor is wearing with her robe? It’s called a jabot (pronounced “zha-BO,” according to the NYT), and it’s clearly a socialist collar because it was made in Canada and was a present from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
(image source: The Official White House Photostream)