Sonia Sotomayor Almost Stopped Pursuing A Seat On The Supreme Court

Sonia Sotomayor made history in 2009, becoming the first Latina Justice of the Supreme Court. But according to a recent speech,  she considered pulling out of the confirmation process altogether.

The Justice, a Bronx native and daughter of Puerto Rican parents, told students and faculty at the University of Richmond School of Law on Tuesday that she considered "pulling out" of the Supreme Court Justice confirmation process, due to criticisms she faced during the hearings. 

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