Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 2, Part 3

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.

In the first round of questioning, senators were allotted 30 minutes each. Part 3 contained questions by Senator Hatch and Senator Feinstein. Senator Hatch focused on Second Amendment cases and issues, as well as the Rici v. DeStefano case. Senator Feinstein asked about Judge Sotomayor’s judicial philosophy and questioned critics' opinions that she would be an activist on the court.

Further questioning continued 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 3

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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 14, 2009
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Jul 15, 2009

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  • Jul 14, 2009 | 11:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2009 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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