When she was nominated on May 26 by President Barack Obama for the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor's speeches and interviews came under more scrutiny by her opposition than did her 17 years of judicial rulings. In anticipation of her confirmation hearings beginning Monday, The Wall Street Journal cited Curt Levey, president of the Committee for Justice, as having said that Sotomayor's nomination "is not based on how she ruled, it's based on what she said."
Today's Question: Is Sotomayor a judicial activist?
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