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Shows featuring Excerpts Of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Confirmation Hearings

  • Confirmation Hearings Open for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, First Latina Nominated to Supreme Court Sotomayor-hearing-web
    The historic confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor have begun. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee debated Sotomayor’s qualifications for a permanent seat on the nation’s highest court. Democrats praised her extensive judicial experience and the story of her personal progression. Republicans, however, continued to paint Sotomayor as biased because of her personal...
    July 14, 2009 | Story