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Statement from the New York State Law Enforcement Council on the Sotomayor Nomination

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                May 29, 2009

The New York State Law Enforcement Council congratulates President Obama on his nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Sotomayor is well known to us from her career as a prosecutor and as a federal judge. She is an extremely able jurist and an exceptional individual. The interests of the nation will be well served when she assumes her seat on the Supreme Court.