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Please join us for the 20th Annual
Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture
a Conversation with
Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Introduction by Wade Henderson, President,
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and
Joe Rauh Professor of Public Interest Law
Monday, April 2nd
6:00 p.m. Conversation
7:30 p.m. Reception
UDC Gymnasium, Building 47
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Admission is Free!
Underground Parking off Van Ness St.
Metro Red Line: Van Ness/UDC
About Sonia Sotomayor
From the Supreme Court of the United States website: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 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 served as 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 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.
J.D., Yale Law School, 1979
B.A., Princeton University, 1976