Sonia Sotomayor

Supreme Court justice Sotomayor to speak at Emory & Morehouse

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to visit two Atlanta-area college campuses next week.

Sotomayor will speak at Emory University and Morehouse College on Sept. 13, officials from both institutions said.

Sotomayor is scheduled to speak first at Morehouse, at 10:30 a.m. She’s scheduled to speak at Emory at 2:15 p.m. The event at Morehouse is open only to invited guests from Morehouse and Spelman colleges who pre-register for the event. 

Sotomayor, the first Latina to serve on the court, will talk about her 2013 memoir, My Beloved World. She joined the court in August 2009.

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