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Why Won’t Obama Give a Litmus Test?

Obama hasn’t asked Sotomayor about her views on a single specific legal issue. Why?

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Sotomayor Hearings, Day One: Empathy, Respect, and Political Circus

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor began yesterday with a sense of predictability and inevitability within the Senate chambers.  Calls by Senators for respectful review of and debate on Sotomayor’s candidacy during the hearings, were, however, not heeded by members of the far right in the media, and distortion of her statements continues in the Senate and in the press.

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Pro-Choice Scholars Divided Over Future of Roe at the Supreme Court

There’s a lively debate in the pro-choice community over whether or not the Supreme Court is ready to overturn Roe.

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