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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Sonia Maria Sotomayor (assumed office 8 August 2009)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor

On 8 August 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the 110th justice--and third woman--to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nominated to the court on 26 May 2009 by President Barack Obama, she was confirmed on 6 August 2009. She was sworn into office two days later.

Sotomayor at her swearing-in ceremony

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