Supreme Court Nomination Special
Michael Doyle spoke about President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as a replacement for Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme… read more
Michael Doyle spoke about President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as a replacement for Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court. The announcement, made earlier in the day, was shown as part of the special program and Mr. Doyle responded to telephone calls and questions sent electronically. He spoke about Judge Sotomayor’s career, her decisions as an appeals court judge, and reaction to the nomination by various interest groups and lawmakers. Mark Hamblett reported by telephone about the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Video clips shown included Senator Patrick Leahy on the floor of the Senate in 1998 and Judge Sotomayor questioning an attorney in Arar v. Ashcroft on December 12, 2008. close
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Michael Doyle Correspondent McClatchy Newspapers->Supreme Court
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