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Obama, Sotomayor and "empathy"

Do ethnic and gender diversity on the Supreme Court bench matter? Is there a conflict between a judge exercising empathy in her decisions and interpreting the Constitution? Constitutional scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Ilya Somin debate President Obama's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.

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