Pamela S. Karlan: Brilliant Stanford Law Professor would be first openly gay Justice. Is the president ready for that fight at this time? And, if so, doesn't Sullivan (see below) get first nod?
4993195Sonia Sotamayor: Morning line favorite on 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has faded a bit as possibility after scrutiny of firefighter-affirmative action decision, questions about working style.