Reaction to Sotomayor selection for high court listen05/26/09 Mitch E. Perry
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Although President Barack Obamaâ€™s choice of Sonia Sotomayor seems to be energizing his base and antagonizing his opponents, some liberals have mixed reactions to the selection.
Marjorie Cohn is a professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law and president of the National Lawyers Guild, and the author of the new book, The Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent.
Many liberals have grown increasingly concerned about Obamaâ€™s talk of "indefinite detention" in reference to some detainees at Guatanamo Bay, as well other decisions heâ€™s recently made. We began our interview with Marjorie Kohn by asking if much was known about Judge Sotomayorâ€™s record on Executive Power.