Minor League Baseball or Law School? A Sotomayor Diary


Reporter by Marianne McCune and Zila Acosta

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor captured the attention of millions of Americans during her confirmation hearings this week. Twenty-year-old Zila Acosta comes from a part-Puerto Rican, part-Dominican family. Her mother is a school principal, and her father is a judge. She thought a lot this week about how a person's background has an impact on what they do.