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Sonia Sotomayor

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Although wisdom is built on life experiences, the mere accumulation of years guarantees nothing.

— Sonia Sotomayor


Dressing badly has been a refuge much of my life, a way of compelling others to engage with my mind, not my physical presence. Page. 283

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This wealth of experiences, personal and professional, have helped me appreciate the variety of perspectives that present themselves in every case that I hear.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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I stand on the shoulders of countless people, yet there is one extraordinary person who is my life aspiration - that person is my mother, Celina Sotomayor.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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Even though Article IV of the Constitution says that treaties are the 'supreme law of the land,' in most instances they're not even law.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge regardless of their background or life experiences.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.

— Sonia Sotomayor

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While many cases are decided unanimously or with different voting coalitions Sotomayor has continued to be a reliable member of the liberal bloc of the court when the justices divide along the commonly perceived ideological lines. Sotomayor refused to be interviewed by the firm further and filed her complaint with a faculty–student tribunal which ruled in her favor. Wallingford Board of Education (1999) the parents of a black student alleged that he had been harassed due to his race and had been discriminated against when he was transferred from a first grade class to a kindergarten class without parental consent while similarly situated white students were treated differently.

Sotomayor was born in The Bronx New York City and is of Puerto Rican descent. She worked as an assistant district attorney in New York for four and a half years before entering private practice in 1984. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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