Sonia Sotomayor: Our Justice

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today’s Hispanic Heritage Month feature is Sonia Maria Sotomayor, the first Hispanic woman (Puerto Rican!) to be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Justice Sotomayor came from humble beginnings in the Bronx, and she honored the sacrifices made by her hard-working mother by taking and making every opportunity thatContinue reading “Sonia Sotomayor: Our Justice”

The American Dream: Hispanic Heritage Month

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was talking with some friends about the reality of what people face in this country. I think that as law students, we often sound jaded and bitter. Actually, we are jaded and bitter, sometimes. It’s no secret that we deal with life’s tragedies, racism and injustices every single day. Some of usContinue reading “The American Dream: Hispanic Heritage Month”

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

Dolores Huerta, Cesar Chavez Sonia Sotomayor, Cristina Saralegui Antonio Villaraigosa, Gloria Estefan Jennifer Lopez, Becky G Sofia Vergara, Marc Anthony, Celia Cruz Eva Longoria, Rita Moreno Armando Christian Perez “Pitbull”, Nicole Richie Jessica Alba, Ray Suarez Jorge Ramos, Hector Elizondo Naya Rivera, George Lopez Alexis Bledel, Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello Dania Ramirez, Judy Reyes, RoselynContinue reading “Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2014”

“I am an ordinary person who has been blessed…”

“I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary opportunities and experiences. Today is one of those experiences.” Sonia Sotomayor

I Love Lawyers

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love lawyers. Some of the people I most admire, belong to this noble profession. The equalizier who taught forgiveness: Nelson Mandela -South Africa The coolest Secretary of State, ever, and a woman who knew that with God’s help, nothing could stop her: Hillary Clinton-USA The best president and humanitarian: Bill Clinton-USAContinue reading “I Love Lawyers”