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Sonia Maria Sotomayor (pronounced: ˈsoʊnjə ˌsoʊtoʊmaɪˈjɔr) (born June 25, 1954) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is well-known for being the first Hispanic justice.
- "I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government."
- Simple: I try not to forget what happens to other people after I make decisions.
- "I don't believe we should bend the Constitution under any circumstance. It says what it says. We should do honor to it."
- Simple: I think that we should not change the Constitution. We should follow what it says.
- ↑ Audio file of Sotomayor's pronunciation of her name. For an English adaption, see inogolo:pronunciation of Sonia Sotomayor.
- ↑ "Remarks of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor". The Associated Press (May 26, 2009). Retrieved on August 25, 2009
- ↑ "Senate Will Have To Confirm Court Choice". NPR (May 26, 2009). Retrieved on August 25, 2009