Film, Video U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: 2018 National Book Festival
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- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: 2018 National Book Festival
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her new books "Turning Pages: My Life Story" and "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor" with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Event Date
- September 01, 2018
- - Sonia Sotomayor, an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in the Bronx, New York. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She served as assistant district attorney in New York County and then as a litigator at Pavia & Harcourt. In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated her to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. In 1997, President Bill Clinton nominated her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. President Barack Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court on May 26, 2009, and she was confirmed on Aug. 8, 2009, becoming the first Latina on the high court. Sotomayor is the author of "My Beloved World." Her new books, "Turning Pages: My Life Story" (Philomel) and "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor" (Delacorte), are for young people.
- Related Resources
- National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
- Running Time
- 57 minutes, 44 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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