This afternoon President Obama and Vice President Biden attended the formal investiture ceremony for Justice Sonia Sotomayor, where Chief Justice Roberts called on Attorney General Holder to present Justice Sotomayor’s commission.
They were joined by members of Justice Sotomayor’s family and friends, all eight of her Supreme Court colleagues, members of Congress, along with a number of judges from the Judicial Conference including the full complement of her former colleagues from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
President Barack Obama talks with Justice Sonia Sotomayor prior to her investiture ceremony at the Supreme Court September 8, 2009. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. View full size
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with Justices prior to the investiture ceremony for Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court September 8, 2009. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. View full size