From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing before the US Senate on July 13, 2009. Confirmation hearings allow the Senate to make an informed decision about whether to approve candidates for high office nominated by the President. Photograph by Patrick Leahy. Public domain.