Taking Over: Constitution

We guard the Constitution

A Puerto Rican woman who grew up in the projects with a widowed mother and went on to earn an Ivy League education sits on the Supreme Court as the first Hispanic ever to do so, making sure that the country’s courts are upholding the rule of law and the Constitution. Two years after Sonia Sotomayor’s ascension to the top court, that still swells us with pride.

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.