Despite a long career in legal academia, Kagan has published very little and seems to have studiously avoided taking a stand on almost any controversial issue.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Obama will nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) is likely out of a job, and the pill celebrated 50 years on Mother’s Day.
How the Supreme Court battle is shaping up, and an anti-choicer refuses to be “intimidated” while trying to intimidate people.
Laura Flanders of GRITtv is saying “I Do” to Ted Olson? With her love for Elizabeth, her partner of 18 years as a foundation, Flanders says she’s willing to compromise if Olson is.
Claims of PersonhoodUSA and others that Roe was decided without the benefit of medical and scientific knowledge on fetal development are simply not true.
By a vote of 68 to 31, the Senate has confirmed Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.