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Sotomayor's "Wise Latina" Speech

12:27 PM, May 26, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The New York Times' report on Sotomayor's 2001 speech to La Raza includes a couple of choice quotes from Obama's Supreme Court appointee:

"I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life". ...

"Our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging."

So much for equal justice under law. You can read the complete transcript of her speech here.