Sotomayor calls Supreme Court workload demanding: ‘I’m tired’

Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Monday she’s feeling “tired” after “working harder than I ever had” due to the Supreme Court‘s landmark cases and a growing number of emergency petitions this term.

“And to be almost 70 years old, this isn’t what I expected,” Sotomayor said Monday during an appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, law school. “But it is still work that is all-consuming, and I understand the impact the court has on people and on the country, and sometimes the world. And so it is what keeps me going.”

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks about her best-selling memoir, My Beloved World, during an appearance at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Sotomayor, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2009, said
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