Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 1

The Senate Judiciary Committee held its second day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat… read more

The Senate Judiciary Committee held its second day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. Senator Leahy focused on her experience as a trial lawyer and appellate court judge, as well as several cases decided on the U.S. Court of Appeals including Ricci v. DeStefano. She also provided some context and explanation of a previous speech in which she said she hoped a wise Latina woman would make better decisions than a white male, saying that the speech was designed to inspire Latino law students.

Part 1 contains questioning of Judge Sotomayor by Senator Leahy only. Further questioning continues on subsequent parts.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 1

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Program ID:
287701-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 4, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 14, 2009 | 9:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 14, 2009 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2009 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2009 | 7:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 14, 2009 | 10:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2009 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2009 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 03, 2010 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2010 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2010 | 7:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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