Jennifer Lopez Hosts Dinner for First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice

Celebrity News Aug. 18, 2009 AT 12:56PM
Jennifer Lopez and Sonia Sotomayor Credit: Jun Sato/WireImage.com; Alex Wong/Getty Images

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Jennifer Lopez hosted a private dinner for Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court, GossipCop.com reported exclusively.

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The star, 40, and hubby Marc Anthony feted 55-year-old Sotomayor at their home in New York's Long Island. The intimate gathering included a cocktail party attended by a dozen people, many of whom work in politics.

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Sotomayor, who was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama, was sworn in earlier this month. Not only do she and Lopez share Puerto Rican heritage, but they both grew up in the Bronx in New York City.

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