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Looking Back: United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor – Part 1

Jeffrey Deskovic Speaking in Davis in 2019 at the Annual Vanguard Event. “Looking back” will feature reprints of articles that Jeff previously wrote while a columnist at The Westchester Guardian, which encompass topics that are applicable here in CA as well as across the country and not simply applicable to NY.
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How much do you know about Justice Sonia Sotomayor?

Good morning, damas y caballeros: This past weekend, I traveled to Tallahassee to watch my primo play in the marching band and other ensembles at Florida State University. There were about a half dozen family members present to watch him play percussion in a concert hall, with the marching band at a football game and...
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Sonia Sotomayor: Education

The first Hispanic and third woman to serve on the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton, where she co-chaired the Puerto Rican activist group Acción Puertorriqueña. As part of this group, she accused the Princeton administration of bias against Puerto Ricans in their hiring process. In the same vein of Puerto Rican rights, she also wrote a senior thesis on Puerto Rican journalist Luis Muñoz Marín. In pursuing her J.D. from Yale, she was editor of the Yale Law Review and published a notable article on how statehood would impact Puerto Rico's mineral rights.
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