Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Sotomayor Calls for More Diversity on the High Court

Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Victor Urbaez' children
Justice Sonia Sotomayor says the Supreme Court needs more diversity, amid the politically charged debate about filling a vacancy on the high court.  

"I … think there is a disadvantage from having (five) Catholics, three Jews, everyone from an Ivy League school," Sotomayor, the court's first Latina justice, said Friday at Brooklyn Law School.  

What Justice Sotomayor sems to be stating is that diversity is multi-faceted, geographical area the justices are from, the law