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Sonia Sotomayor

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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Maria Sotomayor (pronounced: ˈsoʊnjə ˌsoʊtoʊmaɪˈjɔr)[1] (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.

Sourced quotes

  • "I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government."[2]
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."[3]
Simple: I think that we should not change the Constitution. We should follow what it says.


  1. Audio file of Sotomayor's pronunciation of her name. For an English adaption, see inogolo:pronunciation of Sonia Sotomayor.
  2. "Remarks of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor". The Associated Press (May 26, 2009). Retrieved on August 25, 2009
  3. "Senate Will Have To Confirm Court Choice". NPR (May 26, 2009). Retrieved on August 25, 2009

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