Minor League Baseball or Law School? A Sotomayor Diary

Friday, July 17, 2009


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.


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