The Washington Post reports that the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will start hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor on Monday, July 13, 2009.

A statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee's home page says:

The confirmation hearings to consider the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court will begin on July 13, 2009.  The hearings will be webcast live online.  Further details about how the public and members of the press can attend the hearings will be announced in the coming weeks.

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