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Línea Abierta : SONIA SOTOMAYOR.

  • Title: SONIA SOTOMAYOR.
  • Guest: Gladys Limón
  • Additional Guests: Maria Blanco, Liz Lopez
  • Host: Samuel Orozco
  • Date: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15. 2009
  • Description: SONIA SOTOMAYOR. This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. While leading Republican senators are casting doubts about judge Sotomayor’s record, calling her an extremist, Latin
  • Genre: News
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Program Number: 5835
  • Producer: Samuel Orozco
  • Progam Number: 5835
  • Publisher: Radio Bilingüe
  • Rights: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License
  • Subject: Politics
  • Year: 2009
  • Program Name: la_090715.mp3
  • Length: 60:45 minutes (55.63 MB)
  • Format: Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

SONIA SOTOMAYOR. This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. While leading Republican senators are casting doubts about judge Sotomayor’s record, calling her an extremist, Latino groups are increasingly engaging in the nomination process, enthusiastically closing ranks behind the nominee. This program includes excerpts from the confirmation hearings and analysis from commentators.

Guests:

Gladys Limón, Staff Attorney,Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), Los Angeles, CA, www.maldef.org

Maria Blanco, Professor, Executive Director,
Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity & Diversity, UC Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA, www.law.berkeley.edu/ewi.htm

Liz Lopez, External Relations Vice-president, Hispanic National Bar Association, Washington, D.C., www.hnba.com

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