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Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Stanford Speech Is Filled With Useful Quotes For Students

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotmayor spoke at Stanford Friday night. Based on media accounts of her talk, it was a blockbuster filled with quotes that I plan on using with my students in lessons. I heard about it on Twitter via Washington Post reporter Emma Brown.

Supreme Court’s Sotomayor, at Stanford, talks of success, failure and resiliency is an article from The San Jose Mercury News that provides great excerpts. I’m hoping that a transcript or video will show up, but I haven’t been able to find either one yet.

Here’s one:

The article also has nice excerpts on the importance of reading and how to recover from mistakes.

Here’s a TV news report on her speech:

I’m adding this info to The Best Sites To Learn About The U.S. Supreme Court.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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