Dr. Coburn Criticizes Judge Sotomayor’s Contradictory Statements on Foreign Law
- Jul 22, 2009
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) released the following statement today regarding Judge Sotomayor’s written responses to questions regarding the use of foreign law in American courts.
“While I admire Judge Sotomayor’s achievements, I’m troubled that she has reversed herself on the subject of using foreign law in court decisions and deliberations. Judge Sotomayor is now embracing the same attitude toward foreign law she articulated previously but rejected during her public hearings,” Dr. Coburn said.
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