The Life of Sonia Sotomayor

A look back at Obama's Supreme Court pick, Sonia Sotomayor.

The Life of Sonia Sotomayor

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Sotomayor attended Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx. Here, she visits with students at her alma mater. Sotomayor said her personal and professional experiences "have helped me appreciate the variety of perspectives that present themselves in every case that I hear.

"It has helped me to understand, respect and respond to the concerns and arguments of all litigants who appear before me, as well as to the views of my colleagues on the bench. I strive never to forget the real-world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government." (White House Photo )

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