Sonia Sotomayor.

Sonia Sotomayor.

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Nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history. Sonia Sotomayor was born on June 25, 1954, in the Bronx borough of New York City. Her desire to be a judge was first inspired by the TV show Perry Mason. She graduated from Yale Law School and passed the bar in 1980. She became a U.S. District Court Judge in 1992 and was elevated to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998. In 2009, she became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history.

In the video below kids learn about RESTORATIVE JUSTICE from this Latina mother figure.

In my point of view it is a really good thing to have a Latina in the supreme court of justice in a way she is the voice of the common Latino. She can actually promote change in the world for the illegal Spanish immigrants. She had a long hard way to get to where she is let alone she is very well educated and to me she is a role model as a Spanish american growing up.

For more information on all of the US Supreme Court Justices click here: https://www.oyez.org/justices