Sotomayor, Bias, Race and Gender

Digby has a must-read post on the subject of how the Sotomayor nomination has brought to the forefront (again) questions about race, gender and what's considered "normal" vs. what's considered "biased." She notices a New York Times article from June 3rd entitled "Debate on Whether Female Judges Decide Differently Arises Anew" which goes into detail on the question of whether female judges (and...