TITLE

New Haven backs Sotomayor

AUTHOR(S)
FISHMAN, JOELLE
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
People's Weekly World;8/1/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a resolution that was passed by the New Haven Board of Aldermen to urge the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The appointment of Sotomayor is being opposed by the Republican Party and the right-wing using the case of white firefighters in New Haven, Connecticut. Credentials of Sotomayor have been given emphasis in the resolution as well as the criteria used by U.S. President Barack Obama for nominating her.
ACCESSION #
43703061

 

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