The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

The new­est mem­ber of the Supreme Court was not to be ig­nored dur­ing her big de­but on Oct. 5. Jus­tice So­nia So­tomayor did not sit on the side­lines. But what can we ex­pect in the long run?

“It will be in­ter­est­ing to watch if Jus­tice So­tomayor re­spects the rule of law and re­jects Pres­i­dent Obama’s em­pa­thy stan­dard for judges as she did dur­ing her con­fir­ma­tion hear­ings or if she em­braces em­pa­thy as she did in her ‘wise Latina’ writ­ings,” Repub­li­can Na­tional Lawyers As­so­ci­a­tion chair­man David Nor­cross tells In­side the Belt­way.

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