Sotomayor Racial Discrimination

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Throughout Sotomayor political career it could be argued that she has remained consistent in her core political beliefs that pertain to areas regarding racial discrimination. However on issues such as gun control there is evidence of inconsistency but overall Sotomayor can be classified has centrist liberal. An example of her left leaning tendencies that has remained consistent is her commitment to affirmative action and fighting against racial discrimination. In Ricci v. DeStefano, Sotomayor upheld the rejection of a lawsuit by white firefighters, one of them Hispanic, claiming racial discrimination after white firefighters were denied promotions after an examination that produce no black firefighters. She decided not to rehear the case in

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