"Sonia Sotomayor" Essays and Research Papers

  • Sonia Sotomayor

    United States of America. Sonia Sotomayor is the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Sotomayor is the 1st Hispanic justice, 3rd female justice, and the courts 111th justice. She has been a loyal member of the liberal side. Sonia Sotomayor was born in the Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. Her parents, who were of Puerto Rican decent had a diminutive income. When Sotomayor was 9 years old, her father died. Her mother worked hard to raise Sotomayor and her brother. Sonia's...

    Barack Obama, David Souter, Democratic Party 566  Words | 2  Pages

  • My Own Sense of Cultural Conditioning

    anyone can do anything. Many Hispanics are old fashioned with old traditions and will never change their cultural conditioning. Some are becoming adjusted to society, especially here in the USA, experiencing frequent changes. For example, when Sonia Sotomayor became the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice, it was a taste of disbelief for old fashioned Puerto Rican women. The person I present to the world is able to analytically think and react to emergency situations, thanks to the fast paced environment...

    A Great Way to Care, Culture, Emergency medical services 872  Words | 3  Pages

  • cell phone privacy

    is the biggest invasion of privacy on cell phones. This has increased through many court cases in the past years. “’ Awareness that the Government may be watching chills associational and expressive freedoms,’ wrote U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in U.S. v. Jones, a 2012 case dealing with warrantless GPS tracking” (Bailey). This is a big issue because it was warrantless, and that is what many of the American people have a problem with. If there was a device that would be created to track...

    Mobile phone, Motorola, Personal digital assistant 814  Words | 3  Pages

  • government tracking

    with this tower is that those who are observed change their behavior to be more “moral” because they never know when they are being observed. Bailey also includes a quote, which also relates to the Panopticon tower, by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stating that “Awareness that the Government may be watching chills associational and expressive freedoms” (35). In contrast, Terry Allen’s article does little to speak to the moral and legal correctness or benefits in even proportions. Instead...

    Base station, Bluetooth, Cell site 1009  Words | 3  Pages

  • SAT Chapter 2 Test

    policy-making role of the Court - The cases discussed - The job of the Chief Justice - The balance on the Court - The personalities of the Justice - Be prepared for the first day of class to discuss the confirmation process of Judge Sonia Sotomayor and how she might change the court. Hardball by Chris Matthews In the book Hardball, Chris Matthews supports his observations and conclusions with quotes from a variety of sources. For eight (8) of the following...

    2004 singles, 2007 singles, Chris Matthews 1184  Words | 3  Pages

  • Review

    of sunlight Spatial Order – directional pattern starting from top of the rainforest to the bottom of the rainforest. I. Sonia Sotomayor is best known as the first Hispanic justice of the US Supreme Court. II. Sonia Sotomayor is also an accomplished communicator who has given hundreds of public speeches Topical Order – discusses different roles/accomplishments of Sonia Sotomayor I. Founded in 1948, Nascar was limited primarily to the South through the 1950s and 1960s. II. The modern era of NASCAR...

    Critical thinking, David Souter, Jean Piaget 779  Words | 3  Pages

  • Women Makes Better Politician Than Men

    lot of buzz in mainstream media highlighting powerful women on the rise. There is Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook and author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead; Marissa Mayer, newly appointed CEO of Yahoo!; Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and other very obvious selections. As a result, this long overdue attention on powerful women has led some people to ask the question: “Do women make better leaders or even politician than...

    Female, Gender, Girl 984  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sonia Sotomayor Biography

    Federal judge Sonia Sotomayor was born as the eldest of two children in the South Bronx area of New York City, on June 25, 1954. Parents Juan and Celina (Baez) Sotomayor, who were of Puerto Rican descent, moved to New York City to raise the family. Sotomayor's family functioned on a very modest income; her mother was a nurse at a methadone clinic, and her father was a tool-and-die worker who died when Sotomayor was only nine years old. Sotomayor's first leanings toward the justice system began...

    Lawyer, Manhattan, New York City 423  Words | 2  Pages

  • Servant Leadership

    of them by making sure they become healthier, wiser, freer, and more autonomous, so that they too can become servant leaders. The servant leader that I will be discussing in this paper is United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Sonia Sotomayor was nominated by President Barack Obama on August 8, 2009. Servant Leadership 3 Servant Leadership: Function and Benefits ...

    Barack Obama, Leadership, Management 3127  Words | 10  Pages

  • Perspective on Affirmative Action

    action and several different perspectives will be offered. Katznelson’s point will be summarized and the views of Ronald Reagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Barack Obama and myself will be presented. First, I will make my case for why I feel Katznelson made a strong argument for affirmative action. Then I will present my perceived responses of Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama and Sonia Sotomayor to Katznelson’s argument as well as their views on the issue. Lastly I will share my own response to the book as well as my...

    Affirmative action, African American, Barack Obama 2714  Words | 8  Pages

  • Supreme Court Paper

    average age of Supreme Court judges (as of 2010) is 64.1 years as opposed to 70, which what it was in 2005. This is because of the recent judges put into the Supreme Court. They are: Chief Justice Roberts (55), Justice Samuel Alito (60), Justice Sonia Sotomayor (56), and Justice Elena Kagan (50). Since the average age is significantly lower, the changes for the Supreme Court probably will not happen for a long time unless they get kicked out off their power. This could be considered unfair to people...

    Judge, Judicial review, President of the United States 787  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ethics Final Paper

    parents' work ethic that made a difference in her life. How bout Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s in the Supreme Court. Her personal journey started from a single-parent home in the Bronx projects, to then being accepted into Ivy League and then later produced an impressive legal career. She has brought a strong pride in many other Puerto Ricans who see the reflections of their own struggles but her still succeeding. Jennifer Lopez, Sonia Sotomayor, and many others who chose to lead productive lives, are one of...

    Hispanic, Nuyorican, Puerto Rican people 2090  Words | 8  Pages

  • Late Adult Stage of Life

    Jung intended these as antinomies or reciprocals of each other. While the “old woman” part makes sense it is not clear how it juxtaposes with the “wise old man.” In her confirmation hearings to become a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonja Sotomayor characterized herself as a “wise Latina woman.” Regardless of whether this is true or pertinent it suggests that either male or female may achieve wisdom in old age – significantly, the synthesis of Erikson’s thesis and antithesis. What did...

    Death, Developmental psychology, Erik Erikson 2064  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sonia Delaunay

    Sonia Delaunay-Terk was an innovator, inventor, fabricator and an artificer; well known for her signature style of geometrization of forms and vibrant melody of colors. Born in Ukraine, she moved to Paris in 1905 at the age of 20 after reading a book by an art critic, Julius Meier-Graefe, who had promoted the creative city as a centre of true art. Her early influences were Van Gogh and Gauguin. Delaunay took up art courses in Paris but left after feeling confused and discouraged by her teachers’...

    Abstract art, Art, Arts 1344  Words | 4  Pages

  • Crime N Punishment Notes

    Ch. 4- Sonia and Lizaveta, oxymoron of being righteous, saintly yet foolish; symbolize self-sacrifice, blind faith • “Sickness and Delirium”- Ch. 5 Raskolnikov’s guilt previously symbolized by blood, now is symbolized by sickness and delirium; Porfiry Petrovich indirectly accuses Raskolnikov of crime by accusing him of spreading his “illness” and of being “sick” and “delirious” • The Bible/Story of Lazarus- ties back to the “holy fools”; the story of Lazarus symbolizes Sonia and Lizaveta’s...

    Crime and Punishment, Sonia 1045  Words | 4  Pages

  • Leadership Comparison of Sonia Gandhi

    largest democratic country in the world. It has given some great leaders to the world like Mahatma Gandhi, J.L.Nehru, and Indira Gandhi. But can you imagine a foreign woman can be the main leader of that country. It was not possible before but when Sonia Gandhi took over as the president of the India’s Congress Party in 1999 the whole scenario of the Indian politics changed. At that time, the Indian Congress Party was in deep water; its performance was going downward, the whole morale of the party...

    Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru 2194  Words | 6  Pages

  • about Sonia Rykiel's website

    web commerce, facilitate transactions, attract new shoppers and do the offer and sale of products online. According to a target market analysis and other considerations Brands must decide which channels to employ to reach customers. In the case of Sonia Rykiel there is no channel opened to purchase the brand’s creation online. It is possible that the purpose of such action is to put an accent on the exclusiveness of the Brand. The “haute couture” can only be purchased on their fashion boutiques usually...

    Chanel, Clothing, Fashion 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • Vallabhbhai Patel

    he himself was assassinated on May 21, 1991. He became the youngest Prime Minister of India when he took office at the age of 40. Rajiv Gandhi was the elder son of Indira and Feroze Gandhi. He was educated at Cambridge, where he met Italian-born Sonia Maino, whom he later married. After Cambridge, he became a professional pilot for Indian Airlines. He remained aloof from politics despite his family's political prominence. It was only following the death of his younger brother Sanjay Gandhi in 1980...

    India, Indian independence movement, Indian National Congress 1721  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Lokpal Bill

    politicians. These bastard politicians (sorry again!) allow them and encourage them to gather money for them. Politicians, to me, look as root cause for this cancer of corruption. And I dare to challenge, 99% of politicians including Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, congress leadership, BJP leadership, LK Advani, Lalu, Jaylalita and each and every politician (read bastard) in Indian politics is an corrupt asshole. There is no doubt about it. I don’t understand from where these assholes get...

    Bharatiya Janata Party, Bribery, Government 968  Words | 3  Pages

  • Milagro Beanfield War

    Joe’s choice reveals much about the town's built-up tensions and the potentially incendiary nature due to a seemingly trivial action. By using the company’s water, Joe divides the town into supporters and cynics. Among the supporters are: Ruby (Sonia Braga), a local garage owner, Charlie Bloom (John Heard), a former attorney who now serves as the town’s newspaper editor, Herbie Platt (Daniel Stern), a NYU sociology student who is conducting research on the locals, and Amarante Cordova (Carlos Riquelme)...

    Carlos Riquelme, John Nichols, Moctesuma Esparza 1506  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Perspectives

    argument by some that leaders are born, others believe that leaders can be made. I am of the view that leaders are not born but made. I do have certain leanings in terms of charismatic leaders and their family tree, e.g. Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, but to larger extent leaders can be made and groomed provided they have the necessary qualities and attributes to lead and motivate people. During my work assignment I spent a considerable amount of time in United States of America. I was...

    Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede, Indian National Congress 793  Words | 3  Pages

  • John Doe

    Aban, Evelyn – Float Pool 3. Abellera, Annabelle 4. Hendrix, Sylvia – CAPR 5. Kumar, Raimati – Float Pool 6. Misrahi, Jennifer – Preschedule@C2 7. Mukui, Veronica – Float Pool 8. Rivas, Edilcia – Float Pool 9. Rivera, Sonia – Preschedule@FGround 10. Rodil, Jackylene – Float Pool 11. Solano, Luisa – Float Pool 12. Sulaiman, AnnMarie 13. Tekle, Elilzabeth 14. Tyler, Deleice – Preschedule@F3 Stanford – Guest Services 1. Cosio, Melissa 2. Guo...

    Need, Sonia Manzano 505  Words | 3  Pages

  • India

    religion to marry Nawab Khan. Surprisingly, Parsi Rajiv Gandhi was cremated as per Vedic rites in full view of Indian public. Dr. Subramanian Swamy writes that Sonia Gandhi’s name was Antonia Maino. Her father was a mason. He was an activist of the notorious fascist regime of Italy and he served five years imprisonment in Russia. Sonia Gandhi have not studied beyond high school. She learnt some English from a English teaching shop named Lennox School at the Cambridge University campus. From this...

    Allahabad, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 2395  Words | 7  Pages

  • Uncle Vanya Film Study

    much easier to identify underlying content than searching for it in the book. Rather than reading the encounter in Act II between Yelena and Sonia, viewing the portrayal of the characters by the actors onscreen allows for subtext to actually be seen. In this particular scene of Act II we see the inner turmoil of both characters, especially Yelena and Sonia. Yelena is a beautiful woman and Chekov makes the fact very clear. It is easy for one to say she is of shallow character and does little to contribute...

    Anton Chekhov, Derek Jacobi, Laurence Olivier 759  Words | 3  Pages

  • Dynasty and Idea of India

    Haksar, one of her closest advisors, even though a professional, still had a Kashmiri “feel good” connection. Another generation later though, Rajiv Gandhi could only trust his Doon school friends and Delhi late night party circuit buddies. When Sonia Gandhi’s time came, she could trust even fewer – only the shrunken bunch of these original vanguards – those who stuck by her in darkest times. Another generation later and loyalty is at such a premium that Rahul Gandhi advisors are so secretive that...

    Allahabad, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 1906  Words | 5  Pages

  • Youth Involvement in Indian Politics

    largely geriatric. Another septuagenarian, Dr Manmohan Singh, is about to become prime minister. So where are the young people in today's national politics? Other than scions of political dynasties such as the 33-year-old Mr Rahul Gandhi - son of Mrs Sonia Gandhi and the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi - Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia, a member of the Gwalior royal family, and Mr Milind Deora, son of Mr Murli Deora, the Congress Party chieftain of Mumbai, few youths seem to actively participate in electoral...

    India, Indian National Congress, Lok Sabha 2186  Words | 7  Pages

  • Book Biography of Rajiv Gandhi

    School and at the Welham Boy’s School then later sought education at a university in United Kingdom, University of London, University of Cambridge, and at the Imperial College London, but none of which had he received any degree. He met his wife, Sonia Maino at Cambridge, and though greatly opposed by Maino’s family they got married at India in 1969. He began his career as a professional pilot for an Indian Airline even though her mother was India’s Prime Minister in 1966. He has no interest in...

    India, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 1740  Words | 5  Pages

  • INDIA ELECTION 2014

    1:UPA:-Rahul Gandhi or Manmohan Singh. 2:NDA:- Narender Modi. 3:Third Fornt:-Depends upon which party gets most seats. Slogans Of Parties: UPA:-Secularism NDA:-Hindu Rashtar OTHERS:-Rural Devlopment MANIFESTO:- UPA:-The congress president Mrs Sonia Gandhi and prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh realeasd the party manifesto,the menifestolists some promises with special focus on miniortes,dalits and tribal communities. Reiteraing its national rural employment gaurntee act schamethe congress has...

    Bharatiya Janata Party, India, Indian general election, 2009 1671  Words | 6  Pages

  • Women's Bill

    WOMEN’S BILL Anne Besant, Indira Gandhi, Madhubala, Mother Teresa, Chanda Kochhar, Kalpana Chawla, Arundhati Roy, Sarojini Naidu, P T Usha, Indra Nooyi, Madhuri Dixit, Sonia Gandhi are among many women who made India proud, and will continue to do so with the entry of lots more in the list. Of course, women have won more than quotas. Even rotating constituencies would make more women stand for office, by introducing into politics women who are capable of winning elections even after reservations...

    Gender, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 480  Words | 2  Pages

  • Positive Thinking

    solution to every teaser and one day he achieves his cherished goal. Dedication, devotion to the task and positive thinking with determination have been the important factors of success of every successful celebrity. Take the recent example Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, the widow of Prime Minister Rajeev Gandhi, participated and campaigned in the Lok Sabha election 2004, undaunted by the criticism, personal attacks and all kinds of perversities she went alone campaigning alone without having any other ‘Star’...

    Bhagavad Gita, Confidence, Indian National Congress 692  Words | 2  Pages

  • Effect of Fdi on Indians

    due to the presence of Indian corporate like Reliance and others. But with foreign investors, the revenue will go there. Once they enter retail market local shopkeepers and sellers will go unemployed. What sort of a reform is that? The PM and Sonia Gandhi are thinking that they are bringing a revolution but no. Just like during independence struggle there was the banning of ‘Videsi Vastra’ something similar will happen here. Of course, due to our lifestyle we may not get rid of the clothes...

    India, Indian National Congress, IPhone 476  Words | 2  Pages

  • Manmohan Singh

    of flack for the way it has been governing the country for the last couple of years. Specially with the CWG scam, 2G scam and the recent Baba Ramdev and Anna Hazzare incidents his image has been spoiled. He has been called a puppet in the hand of Sonia Gandhi, he ha been accused of not standing up for himself when most needed. People don’t understand the gravity of the situation or what pressure Mr. Singh is and how every move he makes is judged and criticized. Every wrong move by him is noted and...

    Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi, Manmohan Singh 460  Words | 2  Pages

  • Imperialism: Shooting an Elephant

    even if a foreign country tries to do whatever it can to change a country, the country will do whatever to resist the change. If it does change it will be a very slow change. Work cited Orwell, George. “Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays”. Sonia Brownell Orwell, 1950....

    British Empire, Burma, George Orwell 632  Words | 2  Pages

  • 20 Years Ago India

    When the current United Progressive Alliance (UPA) came to power in 2004, led by Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, reforms were initially held back by Communist-led Left Front that supported the government. Since the 2009 general election, reforms have been blocked by the disproportionate power of other coalition partners that have 20 or fewer MPs out of the coalition’s total of 262.The main problem however is that Sonia Gandhi, who heads the Congress Party, is not a firm enough believer in reforms...

    Andhra Pradesh, Government, Indian general election, 2004 768  Words | 2  Pages

  • 2g scam

    Foreword A fter having protected and supported the former Communications Minister A. Raja to the hilt, Congress supremo Smt. Sonia Gandhi has come out with a highly moral lecture on corruption and greed. Such voices coming from the den of corruption, as Congress has now come to be recognized, appear only hollow and hypocritical. Congress-led UPA government has been in power now for over six-and-a-half years. Its record on fighting corruption is dismal. On the other hand, in its latest...

    Bharatiya Janata Party, India, Indian National Congress 25592  Words | 89  Pages

  • Sonia

    Sonia McGhee April 29, 2011 Professor Bailey I Am Sam: Analysis At the start of this movie the audience is thrown into the life of the main character which is Sam. Sam is an adult with a developmental disability that gives him the mind of a seven year old. You immediately sympathize with Sam at the start of the movie, not because you felt sorry for him but because he seems to manage to cope with his disease so well. He was living on his own and he had an actual job at Starbucks that allowed...

    Developmental disabilities, Developmental disability, Disability 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Term Democracy

    has not been solved yet. But now it is time to take a tough stand. Leader is one who is powerful in himself and who is able to take his own decision. But if ministers like Manmohan Singh is there to protect our country under the leadership of Ms. Sonia Gandhi, then India is surely moving towards the wrong path. In my opinion, the democracy system as practiced in India has not delivered what was expected of it. Sure, there had indeed been certain things that were taken for granted in India like...

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Democracy, Freedom of speech 644  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Bofors Scandal

    through investigative journalism by Chitra Subramaniam and N. Ram of the newspapers the Indian Express and The Hindu.[2] Ottavio Quattrocchi was accused as the middleman in the scandal because of his intimacy with Rajiv and his Italian-born wife Sonia Gandhi. Magazine cover from India Today The name of the middleman associated with the scandal was Ottavio Quattrocchi, an Italian businessman who represented the petrochemicals firm Snamprogetti. Quattrocchi was reportedly close to the family of...

    Bharatiya Janata Party, Bofors scandal, India 712  Words | 2  Pages

  • Rajiv Gandhi

    1989 following a general election defeat. He was the youngest Prime Minister of India (at the age of 40). Rajiv Gandhi was a professional Pilot for Indian Airlines (now Air India) before entering politics. While at Cambridge, he met Italian-born Sonia Maino whom he later married. He remained aloof from politics despite his mother being the Indian Prime Minister, and it was only following the death of his younger brother Sanjay Gandhi in 1980 that Rajiv entered politics. After the assassination of...

    India, Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi 416  Words | 2  Pages

  • Law and Latino Sonia Sotomayor

    As a matter of fact, since 1789 the Chief Justice has been White and this fact still remains true since the current Chief Justice is John G. Roberts, Jr. Currently, there is only one black Associate Justice, Clarence Thomas and one Latino Sonia Sotomayor. There has been progress in the realm of judicial proceedings within the past years thanks to civil right activists, but there is still much bias going on. Sometimes certain occasions of racial bias are not heard of because they are kept quiet...

    Court, Crime, Judge 636  Words | 2  Pages

  • Sonia Marmelodov as the Personification of Suffering

    around it, a human personality." Dostoyevsky's character, Sofia (Sonia) Marmelodov, is a true example of this. Sonia represented the human propensity for suffering, and the ability of one to remain pure while being surrounded by filth and degradation. She truly showed how strong and great the human spirit can ultimately be. Throughout tremendous poverty, separation and ultimately the death of her family, Sonia was able to overcome adversity, with her faith in God and herself...

    Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground 1358  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sonia

    EXERCISE 2.1 Individually or in a group find as many different examples as you can of physical controls and displays. (a) List them (b) Try to group them, or classify them. (c) Discuss whether you believe the control or display is suitable for its purpose. (section 3.9.3 may also help) answer open-ended investigation   EXERCISE 2.2 Exercises 2.2 and 2.3 involve you examining a range of input and output devices in order to understand how they influence interaction. A typical computer system...

    Computer, Input device, Input/output 612  Words | 3  Pages

  • sonia sotomayor

    My experience in New York has been filled with many memories and learning experiences. Growing up in New York City, you are surrounded by many different things(different people, different cultures, and different languages.) There is diversity all around. Everything that you are surrounded by in New York can either make you or break you. One thing that I have gained in New York is being able to experience many memories. I was born and raised in Bushwick, Brooklyn where I learned how to ride...

    Brooklyn, Gang, Manhattan 613  Words | 2  Pages

  • Critical Comparison of Sonia from from Crime and Punishment, and Gretchen from Faust

    Dostoevsky Sonia in Crime and Punishment and Gretchen in Faust Critical Comparison Sonia from Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment (C & P) and Margaret (Gretchen) from Goethe’s Faust are the leading female characters in the works they are portrayed in. Aside from this obvious connection, Sonia and Gretchen have a variety of characteristics in common. Both girls are portrayed in ways that serve as representations of innocence, purity, and faithfulness. Parallels can also be seen in Sonia and Gretchen’s...

    Crime and Punishment, Faust, Goethe's Faust 2050  Words | 6  Pages

  • Make The GradeIntroductionSam And Sonia Who

    Make the Grade Introduction: Sam and Sonia, who are two teachers, have formed a company called 'Make the Grade'. They sell revision guides for GCSE course to schools. They produce paper-based student workbooks and interactive revision guides sold on DVDs. At the point when schools buy a DVD they can either purchase it with a single-user license, which permits them to utilise it on only one computer at once, or with a site license, which permits them to use the item on any computer inside the school...

    Invoice, Microsoft Excel, Multi-user 2504  Words | 17  Pages

  • Sonia as a saintly sinner

    Sonia as a ‘saintly sinner’ The novel Crime and Punishment is set within St. Petersburg underprivileged environment of poverty and sadness. It focuses on Raskolnikov and his struggle in life after he commits the murder which portrays his psychological dilemma throughout the novel. The novel also focuses on equally sinful Sonia who works as a prostitute and her saintly behavior makes Raskolnikov accept his guilt. In this paper we will see the character of Sonia and how she tries to overcome herself...

    Crime and Punishment, Family, Murder 876  Words | 2  Pages

  • True Story of Sonia Gandhi

    THE” TRUE”STORY OF” FAKE LEADER” SONIA GANDHI Alias ANTONIA MAINO-By SATYAMITRA 88 Votes Who is Sonia? (By Dr. Subramaniam Swamy) Antonia is Sonia’s real name in her birth certificate. Sonia is the name given to her subsequently by her father, Stefano Maino [now deceased] following his return from Russia where he had been a prisoner of war. Stefano had joined the Nazi army as a volunteer. Sonia is a Russian not Italian name. While spending two years in a Russian jail...

    Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi, Lok Sabha 505  Words | 2  Pages

  • Supreme Court

    violated Williams's clearly established constitutional rights" The opinion granted a writ of habeas corpus to Williams. 8) Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor was born June 25, 1954 and is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. In May 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. Sonia Maria Sotomayor was born in the Bronx, a borough of New York City. **Arizona v. United States, 567 U.S. This case involved Arizona's Support...

    Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Harvard Law School 2267  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Will of the River -Alfredo Gonzales Jr.; Sonia Francisco Icasiano;

    reach the sea. But if his spirit is impelled and nourished by an inexhaustible power he will in spite of all obstructions, finish his course, if not in the glory of dazzling achievement, at least in the nobility of a completed task faithfully done. SONIA Francisco Icasiano She folded her hands upon her bosom, this four-year old child of mine and as her breathing became more labored, prayed as I led her: "Jesus. You love little children: help me!" that was at midnight on November 28, 1932...

    Bad Religion, Life, Soul 3374  Words | 9  Pages

  • Members of the Court: Assignment

    Associate Justice Age: 63 How long have they served on the Court: 7 Which U.S. President nominated them: President George W. Bush What is their perceived political ideology: Republican What is their perceived legal ideology: *10 Name: Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Age: 59 How long have they served on the Court: 4 Which U.S. President nominated them: President Obama What is their perceived political ideology: Liberal What is their perceived legal ideology: *78 Name: Elena Kagan...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 472  Words | 3  Pages

  • Inauguration of 2013

    Beyonce. The Invocation was given by Myrlie Evers-Williams and a poem was read by Richard Blanco. The Oath of Office was administered by Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor and the Oath of Office was administered to President Barack H. Obama. by the Chief Justice of the United States, John G. Roberts, Jr. Following the oath of office, the President gave his inaugural address, setting out his vision for America and...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Joe Biden 1127  Words | 4  Pages

  • Polygamy Debate

    family. As talk radio host Bryan Fischer tweeted on Twitter: “The DOMA ruling has now made the normalization of polygamy, pedophilia, incest and bestiality inevitable. Matter of time.” Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor seems to agree. During the hearing for the case, Justice Sotomayor asked, “If you say that marriage is a fundamental right, what state restrictions could ever exist, meaning, what’s the restriction with respect to the number of people that could get married, the incest laws—mother...

    Defense of Marriage Act, Family, Homosexuality 1473  Words | 5  Pages

  • Discrimination

    to prove to everyone that we do have the right to graduate from college, and have a carrer like everyone else. Many hispanic people have successed in life and have accomplish many good things. Sonia Sotomayor is from Puerto Rico .She's is an Associated Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Sonia was nominated to the U.S. District Court of New York by president George H.W. Bush. Over all discrimination didn't interfere with my success in life. I'm in college getting a career...

    African American, Discrimination, Hispanic and Latino Americans 1204  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Role and Importance of the Supreme Court

    ➢ Chief Justice: John G. Roberts Jr. ➢ Associate Justice: Anthony M. Kennedy ➢ Associate Justice: Clarence Thomas ➢ Associate Justice: Ruth Bader Ginsburg ➢ Associate Justice: John P. Stevens ➢ Associate Justice: Sonia Sotomayor ➢ Associate Justice: Stephen G. Breyer ➢ Associate Justice: Samuel A. Alito Jr. ➢ Retired Justice: David H. Souter ➢ Retired Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor (http://www.supremecourtus.gov/about/briefoverview.pdf%20pp%201-2)...

    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Constitution, Court systems 874  Words | 3  Pages

  • Brady Violation

    when there has been only one violation resulting from that deficient training. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the majority opinion for the court. In a dissent read from the bench, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, joined by Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, argued that the "what happened here, the Court's opinion obscures, was no momentary oversight, no single incident of a lone officer's misconduct." Instead, Ginsburg contended, evidence "established persistent, deliberately indifferent...

    Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Clarence Thomas 448  Words | 2  Pages

  • Harley Davidson Inc

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  • Racism

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