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Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir

June 7, 2013 • Entertainment


FILE – In this May 2, 2013 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is seen in Denver. Sotomayor has gotten more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir from her publisher. The justice’s annual financial disclosure forms were released Friday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor’s legal career, it’s also helped her bank account.

The justice reported Friday that she’s received more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir, “My Beloved World.”

Her annual financial disclosure forms show that Knopf Doubleday Group paid Sotomayor $1.925 million in 2012 in anticipation of her book. This comes in addition to the $1.2 million in advance payments she received from the publisher in 2010.

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