Chicago law professor says Wood outranks Sotomayor, based on empirical study

, The National Law Journal

Judge Diane Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit should beat out federal appellate bench colleague Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the 2d Circuit for the nod as a U.S. Supreme Court candidate — at least according to an empirical view of Eric Posner, a Chicago law school professor with a judicially prominent last name.

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