Arguably one of the most prominent US Supreme Court Justices at the moment, Sonia Sotomayor has paved her own way to enact profound changes and reforms, despite the obstacles that stood in her way. And she certainly has had her share of adversity: she was diagnosed with diabetes when she was just eight years old, lived in housing projects in the Bronx in her youth, and fought (and still is fighting) against blatant discrimination throughout her career. Now in her early 60s, Justice Sotomayor has already made history in being appointed to the Court as the first Latina justice, the third woman justice, and one of the three youngest justices in this position.

This contemporary biography series profiles the lives of some of today’s most prominent newsmakers; whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention.; ; Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture. Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them. Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.

Sonia Sotomayor es la primera mujer de origen hispano que se convierte en la III juez de la Corte Suprema. Su origen Puertorriqueño y su gran capacidad para los estudios, en universidades como Yale, la catapultaron a tan importante puesto. En este libro, los editores de El diario la prensa y La opinión ofrecen una de las mas importantes coberturas de este acontecimiento histórico. La llegada de una latina a la Corte Suprema nos muestra que el sueño Americano se puede logran con una buena educación, basada en los principios de la familia. Esta es la latina sabia que ha luchado desde la corte de distrito y que supo defenderse de los despiadados ataques del senador Jeff Sessions en las audiencias de confirmación con altura y dignidad.

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