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Sotomayor fought discrimination as Yale Law student

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 | 6:10 p.m. CDT; updated 6:56 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 26, 2009

WASHINGTON — As a senior at Yale Law School, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor forced a Washington law firm to apologize for what she considered discriminatory questions that a partner asked about her Puerto Rican heritage during a recruiting dinner.

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