U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Visit Tufts University

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles while wearing a black judges robe in a dark-paneled room
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit Tufts University on Sept. 12. (Image courtesy of Sotomayor)

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 27, 2019)-Tufts University will host Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 3:30 p.m. in the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus.

The conversation with Justice Sotomayor will be moderated by Peter Winn, professor of history in Tufts’ School of Arts and Sciences. Justice Sotomayor has a long relationship with Winn, who served as her senior thesis advisor at Princeton University.

“Justice Sotomayor offers a shining example of a life dedicated to public service and civic good-values that are at the heart of our university,” said Anthony P. Monaco, president of Tufts University. “She is an inspiration to our students, staff and faculty, and the Tufts community is excited to hear the Justice’s discussion with her longtime friend, Professor Winn.”

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