Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Deciphering the Sotomayor Hearings
How can you spot the wise Latina? She'll be speaking Latin, of course. Just two days into the Sotomayor hearings, the nominee has dazzled the crowd with stare decisis, sui generis, and pro bono. In case you're having trouble following all this, a number of papers have published legalese glossaries for non-lawyers, here and here.