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Judge Sonia Sotomayor Stepped out of the Box – how can you?

Federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor rose to the top of the legal profession. And she made history when the Senate confirmed her as the nation’s third female and first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. She was sworn in over the weekend. This capped an extraordinary rise from humble beginnings. She was born in the Bronx and grew up in a public housing project. Her father died when she was 9 and her mother, whom Sotomayor described as her biggest inspiration, worked six days a week to care for the family. … Continue reading

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