Supreme Court

Sotomayor To Drop the Ball

The Supreme Court Justice is from New York City

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will help ring in 2014 in New York City on Tuesday by pushing the button to start the famed Times Square ball drop.

Sotomayor — a native New Yorker — will lead the celebratory crowds by pushing the crystal button at 11:59 p.m., kicking off the final countdown, event organizers announced in a news release.