The United States Senate voted 68-31 to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The full Senate vote was held after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved her nomination, 13-6, at an executive business meeting on July 28, 2009. As a judge on the Second Circuit, Judge Sotomayor has ruled on various cases affecting privacy. EPIC has an extensive page on Judge Sotomayor's view on privacy and other related issues. For more information, see EPIC Sotomayor and Privacy.