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What Have We Learned About Sotomayor?

Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor begin on July 13, 2009. Since her nomination, she has become a household name.

Barring surprises, Judge Sotomayor is widely expected to win confirmation before the August recess.


David Savage, Supreme Court reporter for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune

Stephen Carter, best-selling author and law professor at Yale University. He wrote "The Sonia I Know" for The Daily Beast. His novel, Jericho's Fall, will be out in mid-July.

Dave Zirin, regular contributor to The Nation, for which he wrote the article, "Sotomayor Is A Sporting Judge." Zirin is also the author of the book Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports.

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