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  • Sonia Sotomayor

    Leadership Profile Sonia Sotomayor used her background to strengthen the person who she is and the position is in currently in today. Sonia Sotomayor is an exceptional leader with an empowering success story. Sotomayor grew up the housing projects and used what she had learned throughout high school to further her decisions upon the arrival and throughout college. Sotomayor excelled in her academics and throughout her career, in which helped her to acquire her current position as the first Latina Justice and third woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor uses her experiences from where she grew up and also her law background and experiences to make fair and tough decisions in the courtroom. Sotomayor is an autocratic leader. Since Sotomayor…

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  • The Giver Argumentative Essay

    “On the playground, or once he started school at Blessed Sacrament with me, I watched out for him, and any bully thinking of messing with him would have to mix it up with me first” (Sotomayor 12). a. Caring about her family and their needs, Sonia would protect her family members from danger. She cared about her family so much that she would put herself out there to protect them. b. We all have a sense of responsibly to help out the ones we love c. Jonas from The Giver must protect his baby…

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  • Reflective Essay On English 101

    English 101 taught me how to be more creative and broad about writing. Example on Essay 1 I didn’t really mention anything about Sonia Sotomayor’s mother not wanting her to work, and behind that was facts and important information about he context that I missed. I also approach my assignments differently now; I make sure my paragraphs are structured in the write order for an easy read for the reader. I realized when I start off with a good approach on a topic I have to tools and skills learned…

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  • Sonia Sotomayor's Analysis

    In her memoir, Sonia Sotomayor expresses the emotional and commemorate events from her childhood through adult life that helped her become the persevered and intelligent woman she is today. At the age of eight, she was diagnosed with type one diabetes, which implicated that she had to learn over her childhood how to apply her insulin shots on her own. The parents were always arguing because the father was an unreliable alcoholic, and the mother a nurse who worked long hours. To avoid conflict…

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  • Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Court Justice

    Biography Sonia Sotomayor was appointed a Supreme Court justice in 2009 and became the first woman of Latin origin at the highest level of judicial hierarchy in the United States. Sonia Sotomayor was born in Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. Her parents were both born in Puerto Rico but moved to New York during World War II (Biography 2016). In Bronx, Sonia was raised in poor catholic Puerto Rican community and was speaking mostly Spanish (Lewis 2016). At age seven, she was diagnosed with…

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  • Analysis Of Sonia Sotomayor From 'The Road Not Taken'

    Sonia Sotomayor was in the position of the narrator from “The Road Not Taken”. She had to make the decision on what road to take. Both characters were in the process of making a decision that would impact their life dramatically and both had to think hard and work around things they were trying to avoid. The narrator from “The Road Not Taken” and Justice Sotomayor seem to look back at that moment in the future and see how it affected everything. Sonia seems happy with her decision to be a lawyer…

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  • Sanchez's Writing Technique

    African American literature has its own temperament, the Black Arts Era has an unparalleled mystique. Filled with a copious amount of compelling works, the Black Arts epoch boasts authors that are each more idiosyncratic than the one proceeding them. For instance, one author of the period , Malcolm X, pens an autobiography detailing his traumatic childhood and his incarceration-motivated transformation. Another interesting writer from the age, Ishmael Reed, gained recognition for his unique, and…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Am A Latina In Me

    Supreme Court Justice and Latina woman, Sonia Sotomayor once stated, “The Latina in me is an ember that blazes forever.” After given much thought on what it means to be an Idaho Latina, I could not think of how to describe the feeling or how one thinks, acts, and lives. I feel like I haven’t found my place in the Hispanic population in school even though I am full Hispanic. I don’t speak Spanish fluently, I am at a different academic level than other Hispanics, and I have different interests.…

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  • Justice Sotomayor's Racial Identity

    Among the many identities Justice Sotomayor had to struggle with, her racial identity was the most crucial in shaping herself and her future, because the moral philosophy she developed to adapt to instances of prejudice ultimately shaped her ideas of justice and of how one should interact with the world. Race has a dual nature, both in the way it constructs individuals’ identities and in the way it exists ontologically. Race has the capacity to make a person feel alien, estranged and feel a…

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  • John G. Roberts Supreme Court Style

    The United States Supreme Court is the uppermost federal court on the earth that offers lifetime tenure to a selected few. Justices John G. Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor are currently serving out their lifetime tenures and shaping the landscape of America with their decisions with various cases. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Chief Justice John G. Roberts born on January 25, 1955 attended Harvard College and soon Harvard Law. At Harvard, Roberts became the managing editor of…

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