Sotomayor wrote her senior thesis at princeton on luis muñoz marín, the first democratically elected governor of puerto rico, and on the territory's struggles for economic and political self-determination [14. Sonia sotomayor in princeton university's 1976 nassau herald yearbook she graduated summa cum laude in history that year she devoted her 169-page senior thesis to modern puerto rican history. Sonia sotomayor: justice for all by the ivy-covered halls of princeton in 1972 evinced another world for 18 writing her senior thesis on luis muñoz. Princeton university is a private ivy league research university in princeton, new jersey founded in 1746 in elizabeth as the college of new jersey, princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the united states and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the american revolution. Her early success earned her a scholarship to study at princeton university she crafted an impressive senior thesis on the life of the famed puerto rican luis.
Michelle obama, who attended princeton in the early 3980s, wrote in her senior thesis that she nbsp princeton key to knowing sotomayor - politico sonia sotomayor appears in a newspaper clipping during her college michelle obama wrote in her 1985 college thesis, was quotinfamous for nbsp sonia sotomayor - rationalwiki sonia sotomayor is. Moreover, sotomayor was intelligent enough to graduate from yale law school princeton summa cum laude it is inconceivable that someone of such intelligence (or even of modest intelligence) could have written a thesis asserting that the second amendment actually outlawed gun ownership outside of the militia. When michelle obama s princeton thesis about race was unearthed princeton adviser recalls sotomayor s grade-a thesis - not best student , but the most nbsp count sonia sotomayor s princeton thesis adviser among her strongest supporters to reach the supreme court.
The first time she walked into my office in princeton university's dickinson hall, sonia sotomayor was holding a paper she'd written for my contemporary latin america course it was marked up with. Supreme court justice sonia sotomayor: a undergraduate education at princeton university, and her ivy league legal education which was sotomayor jr, md. Sotomayor's troubling senior thesis when sonia sotomayor was a 21-year-old senior at princeton, you might look at judge sotomayor's thesis and think, wow, her senior year in college she.
Our brief look at the supreme court nominee's appearances in the princeton alumni weekly princeton university) sotomayor â 76 her thesis dealt with modern. Sotomayor is a graduate from princeton university, where her legal theses included race in the american classroom, and undying injustice: american exceptionalism and permanent bigotry, and deadly obsession: american gun culture. Princeton -- president obama's supreme court nominee could become the 10th princeton university graduate to sit on the panel if she's confirmed sonia sotomayor graduated from the ivy league. Fun facts visit us originated at princeton the seeley g mudd manuscript library houses more than 60,000 senior theses, including those of sonia sotomayor.
I spent this rainy afternoon at princeton's mudd archives, where the senior thesis are kept, reading sonia sotomayor's 1976 senior thesis, la historia cíclica de puerto rico: the impact of the life of luis muñoz marín on the political and economic history of puerto rico, 1930-1975 since i. [peter winn was sotomayor's thesis advisor at princeton he now teaches at tufts] the first time she walked into my office in princeton university's dickinson hall, sonia sotomayor was holding a. In a thesis for princeton, sotomayor identified luis mu ñ oz mar í n, the governor of puerto rico and a one-time socialist, as a hero what sotomayor believed in the 1970s is interesting but. Best princeton quotes selected by thousands of our users sonia sotomayor i went to princeton and wrote a novel for my thesis howard gordon novelists,.
Sonia sotomayor spent her first week at princeton university obsessing over the sound of a cricket growing up in new york city, her only notion of this insect was jiminy from pinocchio she. Will the real sonia sotomayor please stand up in her 178-page summa cum laude princeton thesis on the achievements and failures of a puerto rican leader named luis muñoz marín, she begins. Sonia maria sotomayor (english pronunciation: /ˈsoʊnjə ˌsoʊtoʊmaɪˈjɔr/, spanish: [ˈsoɲa sotomaˈʝor] born june 25, 1954) is an associate justice of the.
Elena kagan senior thesis elena kagan pictures freaking news princeton university related post of sonia sotomayor princeton senior thesis. Harlan lectures hot off the press book talks the harlan lecture celebrates the legacy of john marshal harlan, the eighth us supreme court justice to graduate from princeton (current justices samuel a alito, jr '72, sonia sotomayor '76 and elena kagan '81 are the ninth, 10th, and 11th. Sonia sotomayor: i was talking to her one day about how alien a world princeton was to me, having come from a very urban environment to a sort of, not rural, but suburban existence that princeton was.