Justice Sotomayor became a lawyer because of a movie
Justice Sonia Sotomayor Inspired by Film to Pursue Law
By Stacey Rivera | 10/18/2010 - 09:40

Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor revealed to the The Fordham Law Film Festival Sunday night that the movie 12 Angry Men was key to her pursuing law. “It sold me that I was on the right path,” she told the audience.
 
The justice answered questions following the movie for an hour and revealed that she was “probably the most disappointed person in the room” because the movie’s director, Sidney Lumet, was unable to attend the screening as planned due to illness.


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