Dean Klonoff shares insight about former classmate Sonia Sotomayor
May 27, 2009
In the wake of President Obama’s selection of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, media reports have explored the judge’s personal and professional history to gain insight into what she might bring to the bench. In that process of assessing Sotomayor, Robert Klonoff, dean of Lewis & Clark Law School, has provided invaluable expertise. A friend and former classmate of Sotomayor, Klonoff has compared the judge to Thurgood Marshall and said that, while classmates at Yale, “she was always willing to speak up and give her point of view.”
Learn more in the following stories:
New York Times Sotomayor, a Trailblazer and a Dreamer
Washington Post For Sotomayor, Humble Beginnings to High Court
The Oregonian Obama’s historic pick for the U.S. Supreme Court
FOX Business News Who Is Sonia Sotomayor?
The Oregonian Classmates remember Sotomayor
FOX News Judicial Philosophy
CBS News Gingrich: Sotomayor is Racist
DailyKos.com Sí, Se Puede!!!
Washington Post N.Y. Federal Judge Likely on Shortlist