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How Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor beat the odds

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is the most influential Latina ever. In just over five years on the court, she’s become a liberal force, who isn’t afraid of bucking stuffy traditions, and speaking her mind. She’s the only justice who grew up in public housing, who has appeared on Sesame Street and who loves to dance salsa. Journalist Joan Biskupic’s new biography, Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice, follows her from the Bronx to the Supreme Court bench. Fusion’s Jorge Ramos sat down to talk to her about what makes Sotomayor stand out.

How Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor beat the odds

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is the most influential Latina ever. In just over five years on the court, she’s become a liberal force, who isn’t afraid of bucking stuffy traditions, and speaking her mind. She’s the only justice who grew up in public housing, who has appeared on Sesame Street and who loves to dance salsa. Journalist Joan Biskupic’s new biography, Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice, follows her from the Bronx to the Supreme Court bench. Fusion’s Jorge Ramos sat down to talk to her about what makes Sotomayor stand out.

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