Tending to confirm her reputation, a new report has found that during her six years on the trial bench, Sotomayor was more likely to send white-collar offenders to prison than an average colleague, and handed down more long terms. She was tougher than colleagues in sentencing other types of offender (drug and general criminal) as well, but the disparity was not as pronounced in those cases.
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