Justice Sonia Sotomayor
The Commonwealth Club Presents
Justice Sonia Sotomayor – Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court; Author,“My Beloved World”
Premium Seating (includes copy of the book): $50 Members and $70 Non-Members
Standard Seating: $15 Members and $30 Non-Members
The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. She will recount the arc of her life from a Bronx housing project to an appointment on the nation's highest court.
Sonia Sotomayor graduated summa cum laude from Princeton in 1976 and from Yale Law School in 1979. She worked as an assistant district attorney in New York and then at the law firm of Pavia & Harcourt. From 1992 to 1998, she served as a judge of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and from 1998 to 2009 on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In May 2009, President Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; she assumed this role in August 2009.
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