All of the legal defense funds out there, they're looking for people out there with court of appeals experience, because court of appeals is where policy is made. And I know, I know this is on tape and I should never say that because we don't make law, I know. I know.Sonia Sotomayor
I hope that as the Senate and American people learn more about me, they will see that I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences.Sonia Sotomayor
I strive never to forget the real world consequences of my decisions on individuals, businesses and government.Sonia Sotomayor
I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences.Sonia Sotomayor
I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life.Sonia Sotomayor
My hope is that I will take the good from my experiences and extrapolate them further into areas with which I am unfamiliar. I simply do not know exactly what that difference will be in my judging. But I accept there will be some based on my gender and my Latina heritage.Sonia Sotomayor
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.Sonia Sotomayor
Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging.Sonia Sotomayor
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