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Kagan’s Late Abortion Ban Strategy Was Rejected by Constitutional Scholar, Key Senators, Advocates

In regard to Elena Kagan’s views on choice, we are left reading tea leaves, or rather old memos from her stint in the Clinton White House. And these don’t necessarily provide comfort.

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The Big Apple Supremes: We’re Not Talking Motown Here

President Obama has had the amazing good fortune to get two Supreme Court picks and in both cases, he picked a girl from New York. But was it a requirement that the nominee be a nice girl?

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Kagan Urged Clinton to Ban Late Abortions

In 1997, while serving as a White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, current Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged the president to support a ban on late-term abortions for political reasons.

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Supreme Court Watch: Here Come The Judge(ments)

The sun has not yet set on the first day of Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court and already the sexist language, inferences, and other forms of irrelevant judgment have started to circulate, coming from both the ultra-right in the Republican party, anti-women’s rights/anti-gay rights advocacy groups, and the mainstream media.

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Obama Selects Elena Kagan as Nominee to Supreme Court

This morning, President Obama officially nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Reaction by both progressives and conservatives has been mixed.

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