- Name: Sonia Sotomayor
- Born: 06/25/1954 (66 years old)
Sonia Maria Sotomayor (Spanish:[ˈsonja sotomaˈʝoɾ]; born June 25, 1954) is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was appointed by President Barack Obama in May 2009 and confirmed in August of the same year. She is the first Hispanic and Latina Justice.
Birth Name: Sonia Maria Sotomayor
Alias: Sonia Maria Sotomayor
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Sonia Sotomayor quotes :
If I write a book where all I've ever experienced is success, people won't take a positive lesson from it. In being candid, I have to own up to my own failures, both in my marriage and in my work environment.Sonia Sotomayor
I have had positive experiences with cameras. When I have been asked to join experiments using cameras in the courtroom, I have participated; I have volunteered.Sonia Sotomayor
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging.Sonia Sotomayor
All of the legal defense funds out there, they're looking for people out there with court of appeals experience, because court of appeals is where policy is made. And I know, I know this is on tape and I should never say that because we don't make law, I know. I know.Sonia Sotomayor
I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. 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
I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government.Sonia Sotomayor
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.Sonia Sotomayor