'My Beloved World' chronicles U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench.

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Buses scheduled for Sept. 19 talk by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

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Editor's Note: All tickets for this talk have been distributed. For those unable to get tickets, a live videostream will be screened at 4 p.m. that day in the Trabant University Theatre.

2:12 p.m., Sept. 13, 2013--Buses will be available to take members of the University of Delaware community to the Bob Carpenter Center for the talk by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Justice Sotomayor will discuss her best-selling memoir, My Beloved World, as part of the University of Delaware’s First Year Common Reader program at 4 p.m., Sept. 19. The event is free, but tickets are required. 

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On Sept. 19, UD Parking and Transportation Services will run buses to the Bob Carpenter Center beginning at 2:45 p.m., departing from the Smith Hall overpass. Buses will return to central campus immediately after the presentation. Free parking will be available in the lots near the Bob Carpenter Center. 

Those attending the Sept. 19 talk should plan to arrive early to allow time for security check, and backpacks and bags will not be allowed in the auditorium.

All the tickets for this event have been distributed. For those unable to get tickets, a live videostream will be screened at 4 p.m. in the Trabant University Center Theatre on Sept. 19. 

Justice Sotomayor’s book is this fall’s selection for the First Year Common Reader program, which is designed to engage incoming students in a meaningful conversation with their peers. UD’s new freshmen were asked to read it before coming to campus. 

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