#Sonia Sotomayor

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Justice Sonia Sotomayor will swear in Kamala Harris as the US Vice President on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the third woman to be appointed in the US Supreme Court
  • She was appointed by Barack Obama in 2009
  • Sotomayor has played a big influence in the life of US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Kamala Harris and Joe Biden will swear in from the West wing of the US Capitol on Wednesday. (Photo credit: Instagram/KamalaHarris)

  • Kamala Harris will be sworn-in by Sonia Sotomayor, a former state prosecutor from New York
  • She will be swearing in with Regina Shelton and Thurgood Marshall's bible
  • Thurgood Marshall is a civil rights icon and the first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court