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In Their Own Words: Sonia Sotomayor

Posted By Conn Carroll On May 26, 2009 @ 1:22 pm In Legal | Comments Disabled

I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life.

- President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor [1], October 2001. [2]

Read the full text of Judge Sotomayor’s speech “A Latina Judge’s Voice” in the New York Times. [1]

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[1] Sonia Sotomayor: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/15/us/politics/15judge.text.html?pagewanted=print

[2] October 2001.: http://web.archive.org/web/20021002055319/www.law.berkeley.edu/news/2001/symposium.html

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