By; Claudia Munoz, Intro to Law, 6th period
Childhood to Now
- Born in Bronx borough of New York City
- Was first inspired to be a judge by the TV show Perry Mason
- Graduated from Yale's Law School
- Passed the Bar test in 1980
- Became U.S District Court Judge in 1992
- Was elected to the U.S Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998
- In 2009 she was the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S History
Why I Chose Her
- Inspiration for Hispanic people trying to make it big
- First Hispanic to be in the Supreme Court
- Shows that everyone has a chance to make it big no matter the race
- Shows people that are at the bottom that the still have a chance to make it big
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