Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will speak Friday, March 10, in Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium.
Sotomayor, who is the first Supreme Court justice of Hispanic heritage, will be in conversation with M. Elizabeth Magill, dean of Stanford Law School.
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne will open the event, which is presented by the Office of the President, Stanford Law School and the senior class presidents for the Class of 2017. Students will be able to submit questions for the justice ahead of the event.
A ticket lottery for the event will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, and will close at noon on Monday, Feb. 27. During that time, those with a SUNet ID can enter the lottery on the Stanford Ticket Office website. Only one lottery entry for one ticket per person will be allowed.
Individuals will be notified by email on Tuesday, Feb. 28, as to whether they were selected to receive a ticket. Individuals will then have to pick up their tickets in person and present their Stanford ID card at the Stanford Ticket Office between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, March 6, or Tuesday, March 7. Tickets not picked up during that time will be forfeited. The Ticket Office is located on the second floor of Tresidder Memorial Union.
The doors will open at 12:15 p.m. on Friday, March 10. Ticket holders will be required to present their current Stanford ID card at the door and their ticket as a condition of entry. Seating is general admission for those selected in the lottery.
• The complimentary tickets are non-transferable and not for sale or re-sale.
• No cameras, flash photography or recording devices will be permitted.
• Attendees will be asked to turn off all cell phones, pagers and alarms.
• Food and drinks are prohibited in Memorial Auditorium.
• Bags are discouraged and will be subject to search.
A ticket is required to access the event. For details on the ticket lottery, visit the Stanford Ticket Office website.