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Dear Delaware Law School Community:

Please join DLS and the Latin American Law Students Association in viewing: A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 5:00-6:30pm, Room L119 – Main Law Building

All members of the DLS community are invited to attend this 1-hour viewing and following discussion to share reflections and insight. Light refreshments will be provided.

Topic: A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Description: Video viewing - A fireside discussion with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Biography: Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, was born in Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. She earned a B.A. in 1976 from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the university's highest academic honor. In 1979, she earned a J.D. from Yale Law School where she served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. She thereafter served as Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office from 1979–1984. She then litigated international commercial matters in New York City at Pavia & Harcourt, where she was an associate and then partner from 1984–1992. In 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated her to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and she served in that role from 1992–1998. She then served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1998–2009. President Barack Obama nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on May 26, 2009, and she assumed this role August 8, 2009.

Welcome Remarks: ABA President Reginald M. Turner, Jr.
Speaker: The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Moderator: Jaime “Jim” Taronji

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