Sotomayor Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Highlights

A confirmation hearing on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court were held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on… read more

A confirmation hearing on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court were held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 13-16, 2009.

Highlights of questioning of Judge Sotomayor by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee were shown. Senators Sessions, Feingold, Graham, Cornyn, Coburn, Feinstein, Kyl, and Franken questioned her on topics including abortion, the judge’s comment about a “wise Latina,” cameras in the courts, and executive power.  close

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

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Sotomayor Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Highlights

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287810-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2009

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  • Jul 18, 2009 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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