U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Will Visit New York's Albany Law School

Justice Sotomayor will address the school, meet privately with students and receive an award for promoting gender equality in the legal profession

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit the small, private Albany Law School in New York next month.

The school's community will have the opportunity to hear her speak, when she headlines the University at Albany’s Speaker Series on April 4,discussing her autobiography, “My Beloved World" about her path to the federal bench.

The day before, on April 3, Justice Sotomayor will spend time with faculty and meet privately with some students.

Justice Sotomayor is also at the school to receive the Kate Stoneman Award, named for the first female graduate from Albany Law School. The award is presented annually to someone working in law who has committed to promoting gender equality in the legal profession.

Justice Sotomayor is the third woman and the first Latina to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. 


Image: Justices Sonia Sotomayor (left) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (center) with Justice Elena Kagan in the Justices' Conference Room prior to Justice Kagan's Investiture Ceremony on October 1, 2010. By Steve Petteway, photographer for the Supreme Court of the United States. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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