Law Professor Says Judge Sotomayor Is Not Racially Biased

By Michael Combier-Talk Radio News Service Bertha Hernandez, Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law, believes it is impossible to argue that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor favors racial quotas and did not have a racial agenda in her approach of the cases she dealt with. (0:26) Listen

By Michael Combier-Talk Radio News Service

Bertha Hernandez, Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law, believes it is impossible to argue that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor favors racial quotas and did not have a racial agenda in her approach of the cases she dealt with. (0:26)
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