Franken’s Questions for Sotomayor


By Noah Kunin, Senior Political Correspondent
7/11/09

 

ST. PAUL, MN – Senator Al Franken convened a group of legal experts in order to prepare to question Judge Sonia Sotomayor for a possible appointment to the United State Supreme Court. Senator Franken previews a possible line of questioning around campaign finance reform.

 

Senator Franken also mused asking Judge Sotomayor questions on judicial activism and net neutrality. Franken remarked that his quesiton might in part depend on what has been asked already since he will likely be last to question Sotomayor due to his seniority within the committee.

 

Off camera, Senator Franken expressed his support for cameras in the US Supreme Court – analysts believe Judge Sotomayor would support cameras whereas Justice Souter did not.

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Franken’s Questions for Sotomayor


By Noah Kunin, Senior Political Correspondent 7/11/09 ST. PAUL, MN – Senator Al Franken convened a group of legal experts in order to prepare to question Judge Sonia Sotomayor for a possible appointment to the United State Supreme Court. Senator Franken previews a possible line of questioning around campaign finance reform. Senator Franken also mused asking Judge Sotomayor questions on judicial activism and net neutrality. Franken remarked that his quesiton might in part depend on what has been asked already since he will likely be last to question Sotomayor due to his seniority within the committee. Senator Franken also expressed his support for cameras in the US Supreme Court – analysts believe Judge Sotomayor would support cameras whereas Justice Souter did not.

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