Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorWill Jan. 6 come for our courts next? Supreme Court says California must allow in-home prayer meetings Progressive group ramps up pressure on Justice Breyer to retire MORE was "a delight," Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said today after meeting the SCOTUS nominee.

"I was very impressed with her knowledge, her experience, her energy level," Sessions said as he emerged from the meeting. "It was a delight to talk with her."

Sotomayor has been on the Hill today meeting with key Senators. Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) told reporters that Sotomayor assured him that she would follow the law as a justice.

Watch video of Sessions remarks at The Page.

Sessions added that he thinks confirmation hearings should be held in September, while the White House is pushing for July.