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Opening Arguments Archive: Topics: Personal Comments & Experiences

Key Excerpt, Witness Testimony: Bloomberg on Sotomayor's Ties to PRLDEF

Courtesy of CQ Transcriptions NEW YORK CITY MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG: I just want to add a caution against those who would suggest that Judge Sotomayor's service to the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund is somehow a negative. That's...

By Washington Post editors  |  July 16, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Key Excerpt: Cornyn and Sotomayor on "Wise Latina" Comment

Excerpt Courtesy of CQ Transcriptions Watch the exchange: CORNYN: Good to see you. I recall, when we met in my office, you told me how much you enjoy the back-and-forth that lawyers and judges do. And I appreciate the good...

By Washington Post editors  |  July 15, 2009; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Key Excerpt: Graham and Sotomayor on Gender

CQ Transcriptions GRAHAM: I think, for a long time, a lot of talented women were asked, can you type? And were trying to get beyond that and improve as a nation. So when it comes to the idea that we...

By washingtonpost.com  |  July 14, 2009; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Key Excerpt: Graham Asks Sotomayor About Her Judicial Philosophy

CQ Transcriptions GRAHAM: And that's what we're trying to figure out. Who are we getting here? You know, who are we getting as a nation? Now, legal realism, are you familiar with that term? SOTOMAYOR: I am. GRAHAM: What does...

By washingtonpost.com  |  July 14, 2009; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Key Excerpt: Kyl and Sotomayor on the Role of Gender in Judging

CQ Transcriptions KYL: You said this morning that your -- the point of those speeches was to inspire young people. And I think there is some in your speeches that certainly is inspiring, and, in fact, it's more than that....

By washingtonpost.com  |  July 14, 2009; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Key Excerpt: Feingold and Sotomayor on Empathy

CQ Transcriptions FEINGOLD: Judge, your background is remarkable. As you explained yesterday, your parents came to New York from Puerto Rico during World War II. And after your father died, your mother raised you on her own in a housing...

By washingtonpost.com  |  July 14, 2009; 3:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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