A Latina Judge's Voice

Sotomayor, Sonia
March 2002
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p87
Academic Journal
Relates the life experience of the author towards her professional success as a judge. Identification of childhood experiences endemic with the Hispanic heritage; Failure of the Latin heritage to brand the author as a Latina; Struggle to maintain and promote cultural and ethnic identities in American society; Agreement with the belief of the judges' role to transcend personal sympathies to achieve fairness and integrity.


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