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Sonia Sotomayor

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 Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; she assumed this role on August 8, 2009.

Sonia Sotomayor se graduó summa cum laude de Princeton en 1976 y de la Escuela de Derecho de Yale en 1979. Trabajó como asistente del Fiscal de Distrito del Condado de Nueva York y luego en la firma Pavia & Harcourt. Desde 1992 hasta 1998, fue juez de la Corte Federal del Distrito Sur de Nueva York, y desde 1998 hasta 2009 en la Corte de Apelaciones de Estados Unidos para el Segundo Circuito. En mayo de 2009, el presidente Barack Obama la nominó como Juez Asociada de la Corte Suprema; asumió la función el 8 de agosto de 2009.

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Sonia Sotomayor's Books

My Beloved World

My Beloved World

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken...

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Mi mundo adorado

Mi mundo adorado

La primera latina y tan sólo la tercera mujer designada a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, Sonia Sotomayor se ha convertido en un icono americano contemporáneo....

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My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Buy the Book: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | Indiebound | Other Retailers Buy the eBook: Google play | Kindle | Nook | iBookstore The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an…

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Sonia Sotomayor nos narra el viaje de su vida

Sonia Sotomayor nos narra el viaje de su vida

  Sonia Sotomayor – Mi mundo adorado   La primera latina y tan sólo la tercera mujer designada a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, Sonia Sotomayor se ha convertido en un icono americano contemporáneo. Ahora, con un candor e intimidad nunca antes asumidos por un juez en activo, Sonia nos narra el viaje de su vida —desde los proyectos del Bronx hasta la corte federal— en una inspiradora celebración de su extraordinaria determinación y…

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Sonia Sotomayor to Publish Memoir

The memoir of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be published by Alfred A. Knopf, it was announced today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The book, as yet untitled, will be a coming-of-age memoir by an American daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants. Sotomayor will write about growing up in the South Bronx; her relationship with her mother and the loss of her father when she was nine yea…

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Sonia Sotomayor Shares Her Triumphant Rise to the Supreme Court in My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor Shares Her Triumphant Rise to the Supreme Court in My Beloved World

My Beloved World has received an outstanding response from the public, and as you can see from the incredible ratings and reviews on Amazon, it’s easy to understand why. Readers have been moved by the extraordinary experiences Sonia Sotomayor details in her autobiography. From her tumultuous family life to her battle with diabetes, she gives a candid glimpse into the many obstacles she overcame to make it to the Supreme Court bench. And as…

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Media Center: 'My Beloved World' by Sonia Sotomayor

WHO: Sonia Sotomayor WHAT: MY BELOVED WORLD WHEN: Published by Knopf January 16, 2013 WHERE: Author tour to Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington DC WHY: “An intimate and honest look at an extraordinary life. “When Sotomayor joined the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009, she made history as the first Hispanic on the high court. She’d also achieved the highest dream of a Puer…

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