Photo, Print, Drawing Baseball. Judge Sonia Sotomeyer [i.e., Sotomayor]

[ digital file from original drawing ]

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Title
Baseball. Judge Sonia Sotomeyer [i.e., Sotomayor]
Summary
Drawing shows Judge Sonia Sotomayor, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, leaning forward during the trial "Silverman v. Major League Baseball Player Relations".
Contributor Names
Church, Marilyn, artist
Created / Published
[Place not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [1995 March 31]
Subject Headings
-  Sotomayor, Sonia,--1954---Trials, litigation, etc
-  Judicial proceedings--New York (State)--New York--1990-2000
-  Judges--New York (State)--New York--1990-2000
-  Baseball--United States--1990-2000
-  Wages--United States--1990-2000
Headings
Courtroom sketches--Color--1990-2000.
Drawings--Color--1990-2000.
Genre
Courtroom sketches--Color--1990-2000
Drawings--Color--1990-2000
Notes
-  Caption label from exhibit Drawing Justice: Sonia Sotomayor Saves Baseball. As a federal district court judge in Manhattan, Sonia Sotomayor ruled on the baseball player salary cap on March 31, 1995. By restoring the terms of the previous labor agreement, she ended the 1994-1995 Major League Baseball strike by opening day. Sotomayor had initially been an assistant district attorney and worked in private practice before President George H. W. Bush nominated her to the Federal district court in New York in 1991. President Barack Obama, in announcing her nomination to the Supreme Court in 2009, stated, "Some say Judge Sotomayor saved baseball." Her nomination was confirmed by the Senate on August 6, 2009.
-  Title from item.
-  On March 31, 1995, federal disrict court judge Sonia Sotomayor ruled on the baseball player salary cap in time for the start of the 1995 baseball season.
-  Forms part of: Marilyn Church collection of courtroom art.
-  Exhibited: "Drawing Justice" at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., April - October 2017.
Medium
1 drawing on ochre Canson paper : water soluable crayon and colored pencil ; sheet 49.9 x 65.9 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 14050-42, no. 1 [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 51014 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.51014
Library of Congress Control Number
2016653402
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-51014 (digital file from original drawing)
Rights Advisory
Publication may be restricted. For information see "Marilyn Church Rights and Restrictions Information," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/653_chur.html
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016653402
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  • Rights Advisory: Publication may be restricted. For information see "Marilyn Church Rights and Restrictions Information," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/653_chur.html
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-51014 (digital file from original drawing)
  • Call Number: LOT 14050-42, no. 1 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:

Church, Marilyn, Artist. Baseball. Judge Sonia Sotomeyer i.e., Sotomayor. United States New York, 1995. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016653402/.

APA citation style:

Church, M. (1995) Baseball. Judge Sonia Sotomeyer i.e., Sotomayor. United States New York, 1995. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016653402/.

MLA citation style:

Church, Marilyn, Artist. Baseball. Judge Sonia Sotomeyer i.e., Sotomayor. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016653402/>.

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