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  Sotomayor, Sonia
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AffiliationIndependent  
<-  2009-08-21  
 
NameSonia Sotomayor
Address
, New York , United States
EmailNone
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Born June 25, 1954 (66 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Oct 16, 2017 09:24pm
Tags Hispanic - Divorced - Catholic -
InfoSonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice,
was born in Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. She earned a B.A. in 1976 from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the university's highest academic honor. In 1979, she earned a J.D. from Yale Law School where she served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. She served as Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office from 1979–1984. She then litigated international commercial matters in New York City at Pavia & Harcourt, where she served as an associate and then partner from 1984–1992. In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated her to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and she served in that role from 1992–1998. She served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1998–2009. President Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on May 26, 2009, and she assumed this role August 8, 2009.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
01/26/2020-01/28/2020 YouGov 38.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 19, 2018 10:00am News Paramedics called to treat Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor  Article Scott³ 
Mar 29, 2010 09:00pm News To what political party does Justice Sonia Sotomayor belong?  Article e. dantes 
Oct 18, 2009 07:25pm General Sotomayor is star at 30th reunion  Article Penguin 
Aug 06, 2009 03:25pm News Sotomayor to be sworn in Saturday at high court  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 02, 2009 02:00am General Sotomayor Helped Push Minority Cases  Article Jason 
Jun 08, 2009 05:00pm General Senator signs Sotomayor's cast  Article Brandonius Maximus 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 9.00000 Average

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  08/06/2009 Supreme Court - Associate Justice Won 68.69% (+37.37%)
  10/02/1998 Second Circuit Court Judge Won 69.79% (+39.58%)
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