"Fundamental" is right
"We’ve got four Supreme Court justices who … signed their name to a declaration that Americans have no fundamental right to self-defense."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Legal experts disagree
"Under the clear letter of the law, (Justice Clarence Thomas) must recuse himself" from the case challenging the constitutionality of the health care law.
— Politifact National on Monday, March 7th, 2011
Counting law review articles gets tricky
Elena Kagan "has published five scholarly review articles, mostly on administrative law and the First Amendment. These articles were mostly on technical and procedural issues."
— Politifact National on Monday, May 17th, 2010
Kagan cashed a Goldman check
"She (Kagan) took money from Goldman Sachs just like her boss, Obama."
— Politifact National on Friday, May 14th, 2010
Poll results seem more like a tie
A new Rasmussen poll shows people "oppose (Sotomayor's) confirmation. Only 37 percent support it."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 13th, 2009
DOJ wants a do-over
"The Department of Justice, under the Obama administration, disagrees with the decision" Judge Sotomayor made in the Ricci vs. DeStefano case.
— Politifact National on Monday, June 1st, 2009
Four, Yes. Trouble, No.
"Sotomayor has had her rulings thrown out by the court a troubling four times."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
Read the speech, not just the sound bite
Sotomayor thinks "that one’s sex, race and ethnicity ought to affect the decisions one renders from the bench."
Technically accurate, but gives the wrong impression
"Walking in the door (Sonia Sotomayor) would bring more experience on the bench, and more varied experience on the bench, than anyone currently serving on the United States Supreme Court had when they were appointed."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
Judge Sotomayor has said "that policy is made on the U.S. Court of Appeals."