Carlos Rosenkrantz, a Buenos Aires attorney and law professor, said in confirmation hearings that he will bring some "cultural diversity" to the court.
The episode provides an interesting parallel to the fight over President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland, also a Jewish judge, to the Supreme Court.
By Marcy Oster
The first Israeli Arab with a permanent appointment to Israel’s Supreme Court has come under fire for not singing Israel’s national anthem at a public court event. More ▸
By JTA Staff
Elena Kagan was sworn in as the 112th U.S. Supreme Court justice. More ▸