Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 1, Part 3

In the first day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David… read more

In the first 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, members and the nominee presented opening statements. Members focused on Judge Sotomayor’s experience as a trial lawyer and federal judge, as well as her judicial temperament and philosophy. They also outlined several areas that would be a focus of questioning including her statements about race and ethnicity.

Part 3 contains Senator Durbin’s statement only.

Opening statements continue on subsequent parts. close

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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2009 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 13, 2009 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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