Supreme Court Justices: Sonia Sotomayor

analytical Essay
1384 words
1384 words

The Supreme Court rules over the most pressing and landmark cases in United States Judicial system. The judges that decide the outcomes of these cases are called Supreme Court Justices. Many of them have impressive backgrounds in law and are nominated because of the assets they bring to the court. Sonia Sotomayor is a judge that resides in this part of our judicial system. She has been for about 5 years now and will continue as such. She has looked over many cases in her time but though she has made decisions that impact our daily lives would everyone do the same? No generally not. During the length of this paper, readers will be viewing facts of three cases and then the judge’s decision on the case. To really dissect the decision and case readers will get another response to the case. This response will be made up of what the writer of this paper would decide on the same case. This will offer another side or understanding of the judge’s decision of the cases broadening the readers’ perspective into the Supreme Court. The Bronx June 25, 1954, a future Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor, was born. While growing up Sonia did exceptionally well in school. She graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor in 1976 where she received the universities highest academic honor. Three years later she received a J.D. from Yale Law School. She then got a job as the Assistant District Attorney in New York where she stayed for about five years. Her next job was still in New York where for about ten years she litigated international commercial matters. George H.W. Bush then nominated her for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, where she served for six years. Her career before the Supreme Court didn’t stop there sh... ... middle of paper ... ...ent and upheld it to the highest of standards, even in the favor of a prisoner. This truly shows she is in the Supreme Court for justice and her rulings there will be fair in the favor of the law. Works Cited "Biographies of Current Justices of the Supreme Court." Supreme Court of the United States. N.p., 04 Apr 2014. Web. 4 Apr 2014. United States . Supreme Court. Clarett v NFL . Washington: , 2004. Web. . Supreme Reporter, . "Supreme Court Review- Update on Our Nations Highest Courts ." The Justices of the United States Supreme Court. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr 2014. . United States . Supreme Court. Pitre v. Cain . Washington: , 2010. Web. .

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the plaintiff in clarett v national football league claims that the defendant is keeping him from playing football in the nfl because he isn't yet three years removed from high school.
  • Opines that justice sotomayor's decision in clarett v national football league was the most lawful one for the case.
  • Explains how the supreme court justice sonia sotomayor reviewed the decision made in pitre v. cain.
  • Opines that the 8th amendment can be applied in two ways in the case of pitre v cain.
  • Analyzes how supreme court justice sonia sotomayor rules in the way of the law and upholds the laws of america. she also takes into consideration the rules and regulations that companies have.
  • Describes the biographies of current supreme court justices.
  • Cites supreme reporter's "supreme court review- update on our nations highest courts."
  • Explains that the supreme court rules over the most pressing and landmark cases in the united states judicial system.
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