Justices Sotomayor And Kagan Interrupted Most, Report Finds

Law360, New York (May 31, 2016, 7:31 PM EDT) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan were interrupted the most during oral arguments this term, with both women having their line of questioning or observations broken into nearly twice as often as the next six justices, five of whom are male. 

The findings appear in a report by former Kendall, Brill & Kelly LLP attorney and University of Southern California doctoral candidate Adam Feldman, who determined that Justice Sotomayor was interrupted during the current term a total of 57 times, followed closely by the count for Justice Kagan, who was interrupted 50 times. 

Taking into account the 69...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!