Professors Solum, Kar weigh in on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Journal Star (Peoria, Ill., May 27) -- Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, "knows the problems faced by trial-court judges and the difficulties trial-court judges sometimes have in adapting the abstract theoretical law to real-world courtroom situations," says Lawrence Solum, a law professor at Illinois. more

Los Angeles Times (May 26) -- Robin B. Kar, a professor of law at Loyola Law School Los Angeles who will become a U. of I. law professor in the fall, clerked for U.S. Supreme Court associate justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor on the appeals court. more

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, May 27) more

The Sun (Baltimore, May 26) more

In addition, Professor Andrew Leipold was interviewed about Judge Sotomayor on local TV outlets, WCIA 3 and WICD 15, and local radio affiliates, WDWS-AM 1400 and WILL-AM 580.