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Sotomayor On Judicial Activism: "I Don't Use That Term"

 


The Hill: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Sotomayor how she would describe judicial activism–undoubtedly to give Sotomayor a chance to push back against her conservative critics. But Sotomayor wouldn't bite. "


I don't use the term because i don't describe what judge's do that way," Sotomayor responded, adding that "each one of us is attempting to interpret the law according to principles of statutory construction and other guiding legal principles."


The Hill: Sotomayor on judicial activism: 'I don't use that term'

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