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Puerto Rico Senate confirms first openly gay justice to Supreme Court

| Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's Senate on Monday confirmed Maite Oronoz Rodriguez as an Associate Justice on the U.S. island territory's Supreme Court, making her the first openly gay person to serve on the Court. Oronoz Rodriguez, who served as legal director for the capital city of San Juan, was nominated earlier this month ...

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Puerto Rico governor nominates openly gay attorney to Supreme Court

| Saturday, June 7, 2014
Maite Oronoz Rodriguez
A lesbian attorney is poised to become the first openly gay person on Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court after being nominated earlier this week by the U.S. territory's governor. Maite Oronoz Rodriguez, who currently serves as legal director for city San Juan, was nominated to fill a vacancy on the court by Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla.

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