Sonia Sotomayor: The Making of a Judge

Judge Sonia Sotomayor is nominated to the Supreme Court A Hispanic woman judge is Obama's choice to become the next Associate Justice of the High Court
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From the Bench
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden applaud federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor, after the president announced her as his nominee to the Supreme Court, Tuesday, May 26, 2009, during a ceremony in the East Room Ceremony of the White House in Washington.

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