Witness List for Sotomayor Hearing Released:
The New York Times reports that the witness lists for the Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have been released and they include 2 VC bloggers. (H/T Josh Blackman via FB).
For the Democrats:
For the Democrats:
Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York; Chuck Canterbury, president of the Fraternal Order of Police; David Cone, former Major League Baseball pitcher; JoAnne A. Epps, dean of Temple University Beasley School of Law, on behalf of the National Association of Women Lawyers; Louis Freeh, former director of the F.B.I.; Michael J. Garcia, a former United States attorney in New York; Wade Henderson, president of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights; Patricia Hynes, president of the New York City Bar Association; Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel; District Attorney Robert Morgenthau of Manhattan and Ms. Sotomayor’s former boss; Ramona Romero, president of the Hispanic National Bar Association; Representative Jose E. Serrano of New York; Theodore M. Shaw, professor at Columbia Law School; Kate Stith, professor at Yale Law School, and Representative Nydia Velázquez of New York, chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.For the Republicans:
Linda Chavez, president of the Center for Equal Opportunity; Sandy Froman, the former president of the National Rifle Association; Dr. Stephen Halbrook, lawyer and gun-rights advocate; Tim Jeffries, founder of P7 Enterprises, a management consulting firm; Peter Kirsanow, a commissioner on the federal Commission on Civil Rights; David Kopel, a lawyer with the Independence Institute; John McGinnis, professor at Northwestern University Law School; Neomi Rao, professor of George Mason University School of Law; Frank Ricci, director of Fire Services in New Haven and the plaintiff whose discrimination case was decided in his favor by the Supreme Court; David Rivkin, a former associate White House counsel in the Bush-Quayle administration and now a partner at Baker, Hostetler law firm; Nick Rosenkranz, professor at Georgetown University School of Law, Ilya Somin, professor at George Mason University School of Law; Lieutenant Ben Vargas, New Haven Fire Department; Dr. Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life.