TITLE

The Sotomayor Puzzle

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor Jr., Stuart
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
National Journal;7/18/2009, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author describes the difficulty of figuring out a consistent agenda in the judicial opinions issued by U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor. It is noted that Sotomayor's speeches are often ambiguous and sometimes internally inconsistent. Her approach was also criticized by liberal law experts Michael Seidman and Doug Kendall. The author also discusses two alternative theories to reconcile Sotomayor's speeches with her judicial record.
ACCESSION #
43315841

 

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