This will make it a lot harder for the Republicans to keep whinging about how "unfit" she is.
American Bar Association Gives Sonia Sotomayor Its Highest Rating
James Oliphant and David G. Savage, The Los Angeles Times: "Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has received the stamp of approval from the American Bar Assn. less than a week before her confirmation hearing begins on Capitol Hill. Sotomayor, a sitting federal appeals judge in New York, was deemed 'well qualified. to serve as an associate justice on the high court by an ABA panel -- the highest rating the national attorney organization bestows."