06/26/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sotomayor Classmate, Author: She Has A "Wonderful Poker Face"

Judge Sonia Sotomayor has a wonderful poker face.

A couple of months ago, we were on a panel together, talking about, of all things, the nomination and confirmation of federal judges. At this time there were not, yet, any vacancies on the Supreme Court. Nevertheless, at the start of my remarks, I turned toward the judge and remarked that I hoped I would soon be addressing her not as "Judge Sotomayor" but as "Justice Sotomayor."

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