Sonia Sotomayor is a renowned associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sonia Maria Sotomayor was born on June 25, 1954, in Bronx, New York, the United States to her parents Celina Báez and Juan Sotomayor. She is of American nationality.
Sonia Sotomayor s father Juan Sotomayor worked as a tool and die worker and her mother Celina Baez worked as a telephone operator and a practical nurse. Sonia Sotomayor was raised alongside a younger brother, Juan Sotomayor who is a physician and university professor in Syracuse, New York.
Sonia Sotomayor schooled at Blessed Sacrament School in Soundview and then attended Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx. She entered Princeton University on a full scholarship in 1976. She was also educated at Yale Law School (1976–1979).
Sonia Sotomayor was nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009, to the Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice David Souter. She is the third woman to hold the position.
Sonia Sotomayor is also the first woman of colour, first Hispanic, and first Latina member of the Court. She has served in the Court since August 8, 2009.
Is Marianna Sotomayor related to the Supreme Court justice?
No, Marianna Sotomayor is in no way related to the Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor. Marianna works as a journalist for The Washington Post and is only known for sharing a surname with the Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor.