This chart shows how much time Sonia Sotomayor is getting to speak at her confirmation hearings, compared with the senators questioning her. Click here for the first of Slate's "Dialogue" entries on the hearings with Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick.
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