Backers of Sotomayor: “Let’s Get the Firefighter!”
In preparation for the upcoming Senate confirmation debate, supporters of Judge Sonia Sotomayor are stooping to a new low… According to McClatchy Newspapers, they are going after the Connecticut firefighter at the center of one of the nominee’s most controversial rulings – the one recently overturned by the United States Supreme Court in Ricci v. DeStefano. This is not unusual. It is the M-O of | Read More »
Question(s)of the Day for Soto – Will She Answer?
Below are the last four pre-hearing “daily” questions offered by Senator Cornyn. These, and all those offered to date, are critically important questions for someone seeking confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. She should answer them. Next week, we will find out if she will. July 10, 2009: What is Judge Sotomayor’s judicial philosophy? July 9, 2009: What is the proper role of judges | Read More »
NRA Expresses “Dismay” over Sotomayor Nomination
While a little late and lacking an official position against her, the National Rifle Association has expressed its “very strong concerns” with the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court. In a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and Republican Ranking Member Jeff Sessions, the NRA used particularly harsh language for an organization often hesitant – to say the least | Read More »
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Question of the Day for Soto – Guess the Answer…
Senator Cornyn continues to put out a question of the day for Judge Sotomayor in anticipation of the hearing to begin next week. The following question was put out yesterday – my apologies for the late posting – but it is particularly important given recent judicial interference with punishments chosen by the people through the democratic process… for example, overturning the death penalty for child | Read More »
Question of the Day for Soto – Will She Answer?
Today, Senator Cornyn asks the question of Judge Sotomayor to which an increasing number of Americans seem to be interested in knowing the answer… what with her recent slap-down by the Supreme Court and her past comments on the issue of race. What say you, Judge Sotomayor? Sen. Cornyn’s Daily Question for Judge Sotomayor Question 15: Thursday, July 2, 2009 Is the Constitution color-blind?
Questions for Soto – Will She Answer Them?
Senator Cornyn has been sending out a “Daily Question for Judge Sotomayor” for the last several weeks and will do so up to, and possibly through, her hearing that is scheduled to begin on July 13th. These questions are very good – and her answers to them would be enlightening… that is, IF she answers them fully and honestly. We shall see. To see the | Read More »