Sotomayor Meets With the Senate, Backs Off "Wise Latina" Remarks

by Benjamin Domenech on 12:13 am June 3, 2009

Senator Pat Leahy says Sotomayor walked back remarks on a “wise Latina” having better judicial rulings than a white man in meeting Tuesday. According to Leahy, she said: “Of course, one’s life experience shapes who you are. But ultimately and completely — and she used those words — as a judge, you follow the law.”

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