Sonia Sotomayor set for confirmation hearing
The Senate Judiciary Committee will start the confirmation hearing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court this morning.

Sotomayor sits on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, which has heard some significant land-into-trust and land claims cases. But she has only participated in three Indian law cases during her tenure.

The National Native American Bar Association supports the nomination but won't endorse Sotomayor due to her lack of experience in Indian law.

The hearing starts at 10am and will be broadcast on the committee website and on C-SPAN.

Get the Story:
Hearings Not Just About Sotomayor (The Washington Post7/13)
G.O.P. Set to Question Judge’s Impartiality (The New York Times 7/13)

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