Sotomayor Grilled on Abortion, Gun Rights

"But we change our view of how to interpret certain laws based on new facts, new developments of trial theory, considerations o f whether -- what the reliance of society may be on an old rule. We think about whether a rule of law has proven workable. We look at how often the court has affirmed a prior understanding of how to approach an issue. But in those senses there's changes by judges in the popular perception that we're changing the law."

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