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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

President Obama nominates Sonia Sotomayor to replace retiring Justice David Sutor. If confirmed she will be the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court. Sotomayor was born in the Bronx, New York and was raised in a housing project just a few blocks from Yankee Stadium. She earned her A.B. from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude, and obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School where she was an editor of the Yale Law Journal. In 1991 Sotomayor was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and 1n 1997 she was nominated by President Bill Clinton to the US Court of Appeals.

3 Comments
  1. Pat D
    May 27, 2009 -

    I like her.

  2. May 27, 2009 -

    Neat portrait of her! I had read some about her, and she sounds interesting. I'm glad to see another woman!

  3. May 27, 2009 -

    I like her too. Not just her views, but her face. Because there were so many articles about her in todays paper, I had the pleasure to draw her three times.