Questions of Judicial Philosophy: Sotomayor's Position Clashes With Roberts' Views

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:49 am May 29, 2009

Sotomayor stands in “stark contrast to the view of proper role of judges espoused by Chief Justice John Roberts during his confirmation hearings in 2005, that of the judge as neutral umpire just calling the law’s balls and strikes as he sees them…[and] the portrayal of Sotomayor’s judicial philosophy given by both herself and Obama.”

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