Environmentalists signal strong support for Sotomayor

July 10, 2009 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Author:  Damien M. Schiff

Earthjustice and 60+ environmentalist organizations have submitted a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee indicating their support for Judge Sotomayor’s appointment to the Supreme Court.  These groups believe that Sotomayor will prove to be a green judge as Justice Souter purportedly was.  Their speculation is based on rather slim evidence.  But perhaps they know her empathy better than we.