The US Supreme Court and Partisan Politics

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The first morning of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings for the US Supreme Court began and ended without her uttering a single word. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee held forth at length, starting with Democratic Chairman Patrick Leahy.

Credits

Guests:
Dahlia Lithwick - Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate - @dahlialithwick, Philip Howard - Covington and Burling, Manuel Miranda - Chairman, Third Branch Conference, Daphne Evitar - Legal Reporter, The Washington Independent

Host:
Warren Olney