How Justice Sonia Sotomayor's Life Was Affected by Alcoholism
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was raised in a Bronx housing project by her mother, Celina, and her father, Juan. When she was 9 years old, her father, an alcoholic, died suddenly. Watch as Justice Sotomayor shares how her father's disease transformed her into a watchful child and how she used that trait to her advantage in adulthood. Plus, find out why Justice Sotomayor chose to write about her personal relationships.
Published on March 21, 2013