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Apparently... we have a supreme court justice, that is more interested in ruling based upon the perceived status of victim-hood -a status that her ideology has created, then the interpretations of the constitution.
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During a speech at the University of Chicago Law School, the Supreme Court Justice took issue with the positions of some of her colleagues on the bench.


Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor drew attention to her racial politics this week during a speech at the University of Chicago Law School, where she took issue with the positions of some of her colleagues on the bench.

Since her confirmation hearings, in which she had to explain her previous assertion that a wise Latina woman "would more often than not reach a better conclusion" than a white man in the same position, Justice Sotomayor has typically been more guarded in her public comments. But at the student forum, she criticized Chief Justice John Roberts's position in a 2007 case about whether public school admissions could be race-conscious to achieve diversity (Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1).

Writing for the court, Justice Roberts said that "the way to stop discriminating on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race." Justice Sotomayor told U of C students that that formula is "too simple" for her. "I don't borrow Chief Justice Roberts's description of what colorblindness is," she said. "Our society is too complex to use that kind of analysis." She also told students that, contrary to fellow Justice Antonin Scalia, she was "not sure" whether determining the original intent of the Constitution was the most important consideration in deciding a case.

Justice Sotomayor also talked about being the first Hispanic woman on the Supreme Court. "To the extent my presence has given people of color a sense of belonging with the court, then I have made a difference," she said. The justice said that she doesn't let her racial identity affect her judgment in cases but is convinced that others pre-judge her. "People have views of me and expectations of me that are based on stereotypes," she said. "That's part of the norm of our society."

Speaking the week before at Kansas State University, she offered views on affirmative action and said that we still "have structural problems in the society that have to be addressed before we reach full equality. We can't live in a society where the poorest children are the poorest educated."

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God help us we are one heart beat away from disaster.
Can you all just think of the destruction the lefties would do if they controled the supreme court it would truely be a return to the middle ages.
 
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