Sonia Sotomayor Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Sonia Sotomayor (Sonia Maria Sotomayor)

Last Updated: 10 Oct, 2023 | Views: 528

Age: 70

Profession: Lawyer

Other Profession(s): Jurist

Famous For: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Higher Education: Princeton University (BA), Yale University (JD)

Sonia Sotomayor Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
25 Jun, 1954 (70 Years 22 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign
Cancer

Religion
Catholicism

Nationalities
American

Sonia Sotomayor Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Did you know that Sonia Sotomayor, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in the Bronx? I mean, if you’re from New York you probably know. In 2009 President Barack Obama picked Sonia to be an associate supreme court justice of the US. Her being picked made her the first Latina or Hispanic justice to ever hold a position on the Supreme Court. She graduated from Cardinal Professional skills High School in 1972 and got her bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1976. Three years later she got a doctorate in law from Yale Law School.

Sonia Sotomayor Career:

After finishing law school, Sotomayor worked as an assistant to a district attorney in New York. She eventually started her own firm.
She was appointed by President George H.W. Bush to the U.S District Court for Southern New York County in 1991. And later was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1997. Gaining notoriety as a justice, she supported affirmative action, questioned the conservative majority of jurors, and supported freedom for minorities and underprivileged people. In her autobiography “My Beloved World” published in 2013, she gives an in depth documentation of her life and journey to the highest court position.

Sonia Sotomayor Contributions: For her contributions to the legal community and public service, Sotomayor has won numerous honors and awards, including the Leadership Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, the Medallion of Excellence from the United states house of representatives Hispanic Caucus Institute and the Judge of the Year Award from the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Sonia Sotomayor Accomplishments:

Sotomayor has also been an outspoken supporter of tackling issues of poverty and the rights of immigrants.

Sotomayor was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in 2009, and the Senate eventually approved her confirmation.

Sonia Sotomayor Unknown Facts:

Sotomayor is a current member of the Supreme Court of the United States. With this role comes the title of Associate Justice. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you she’s one of the most influential people when it comes to social justice and civil rights

Sonia Sotomayor Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In feet Inches 5'6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Sonia Sotomayor Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Juan Sotomayor

Mother's Name
Celina Báez

Spouse
Kevin Noonan

Brother(s)
Juan Sotomayor

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