Justice Sonia Sotomayor was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in 2009. She is the first Latino to serve on the country’s highest court and the third woman. Her memoir, “My Beloved World,” was published in 2013.
Diane Wood is a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge who is respected across the political spectrum as an intellectual heavyweight. Twice, she made President Obama’s shortlist for the Supreme Court.