It’s not every day that you get to hear from a sitting United States Supreme Court Justice. And it’s even rarer for her to jump into the crowd and take pictures with students. But that’s just what happened on a beautiful winter day at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus.

Yesterday, as part of the MUSE Project, the U welcomed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for a speaking event and tour of campus. The sold-out panel discussion with Sotomayor and Christine M. Durham, the first female justice on the Utah Supreme Court, focused on Sotomayor’s life, legal career and her experience in the Supreme Court.

Sotomayor started by addressing the crowd and saying that her family al