Sonia Sotomayor

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Bronx, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1979-1984
Private practice, New York City, 1984-1992

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/12/1992
Termination Date: 
10/13/1998
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/7/1998
Termination Date - Second: 
8/7/2009
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Third: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Third: 
8/6/2009
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Tenth Circuit, August 17, 2009-present

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