Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor lived up to her billing as a forceful questioner Monday as the Court opened its fall term with two oral arguments and an order list disposing of hundreds of cases that piled up on its doorstep over the summer. Unlike some new justices who start off asking few, if any, questions, Sotomayor was a frequent interrogator, often formulating her queries as declarative statements about an aspect of the case, followed by the question, "Correct?"
Supreme Court Opens New Term With a New Justice
The National Law Journal
October 6, 2009