U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her new autobiography Saturday at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, KTLA reported.
Sotomayor's latest book, My Beloved World, tells of her rise from a housing project in the Bronx to Princeton, to Yale Law School, to her jobs in the New York District Attorney’s office, private practice and appointment to the bench.
According to KTLA:
The book touches on her sometimes painful and difficult childhood, her challenges with juvenile diabetes and her many career accomplishments.
Sotomayor was joined at the event by actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria, who founded a foundation that bears her name and helps Latinas build better futures through education and entrepreneurship.
Sotomayor is the first Hispanic and third woman on the nation's high court.
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