Sotomayor Update, Part 2

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Continuing coverage of her confirmation hearings with Cam Edwards. On today's installment, Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) makes a second attempt to get a straight answer from Supreme Court Nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor about fundamental rights as they pertain to the modern analysis of the Fourteenth Amendment and selective incorporation. Sotomayor dodges the question again, incorrectly claiming that there is no criterion or set framework for determining fundamental rights and that deciding those criteria is an issue before the court-one that she "does not want to pre-judge." As Coburn points out, her incapacity to answer these questions is contradictory to her otherwise well-versed answers on constitutional law.