Grassley Pans Sotomayor

Law360, New York (July 27, 2009, 8:29 PM EDT) -- Senior Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley of Iowa has said he will not support the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court in Tuesday’s committee vote.

Grassley said though he had hoped to confirm Judge Sotomayor, he questioned whether she would be able to set aside her personal biases to decide cases in an impartial manner in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.

“There’s no doubt that Judge Sotomayor has the credentials on paper to be a justice on the...
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