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Elena Kagan

  1. 2038
    What Will Happen to the Supreme Court in 20 Years?Legal reporter Dahlia Lithwick reveals her prediction for the future of the Supreme Court.
  2. Why Kavanaugh Stayed in the Middle of the Road in His Opening StatementTo hear the SCOTUS nominee, he’s a centrist who is zealously protective of the independence of the judiciary and devoted to women’s rights.
  3. Supreme Court Topples Precedent to Hobble Public UnionsIn a major blow to labor, public-sector unions will have to represent nonmembers without compensation.
  4. In the Travel-Ban Case, Supreme Court Seems Ready to Let Trump Be TrumpA day of interesting hypotheticals — and comments from the bench that suggest the president will get a lot of latitude.
  5. Supreme Court Not Amused by DoJ’s Argument on Deporting Naturalized Citizens“Oh, come on!” said Chief Justice Roberts on hearing the argument.
  6. Get Used to Justice Gorsuch — He Might Still Be on the Supreme Court in 2050Officially sworn in today at age 49, he is young enough to threaten the record for longest SCOTUS tenure.
  7. Justice Elena Kagan Peppers Decision With Spider-Man JokesThe Supreme Court justice loves her superheroes.
  8. Supreme Court Justices Do Not E-mail Each Other Or anyone else, probably.
  9. Sotomayor Talks About How SCOTUS Is Like NYCThe take-out situation is really bad.
  10. Elena Kagan Was Called for Jury DutyShe probably won’t be forced to actually serve, though.
  11. Rest of Supreme Court Probably Bewildered by Scalia and Kagan’s Electronic Reading RectanglesOtherwise known as an iPad and a Kindle.
  12. Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart Gets Kicked Up to the Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court will be deciding whether a class-action suit is appropriate.
  13. Antonin Scalia Spotted Teaching Elena Kagan How to ShootSeriously.
  14. And ... She’s In!Kagan swears.
  15. Now Obama Is Nuzzling Elena Kagan!Ever hear of a handshake?
  16. Senate Confirms Elena KaganShe’ll be the fourth female justice in the 221-year history of the court.
  17. Scott Brown Was Never Going to Vote for Elena KaganThe independent-minded Republican takes the party line on this one.
  18. Lindsey Graham Calls Out Activism of Fellow Senators in Announcing Support for Elena KaganThe GOP’s new maverick shames his colleagues.
  19. Marketing Gimmicks
    Okay, But What’s Elena Kagan’s Stance on Chinese Takeout?An Upper West Side Chinese joint gives itself an endorsement from the Supreme Court nominee.
  20. Jon Stewart: Republicans Uncomfortable With Kagan’s ‘Jew-sylvania’ BackgroundHer opponents … fear they’ll look like provincial little-brains.”
  21. Elena Kagan’s Ten Funniest MomentsShe was cracking jokes left and right during her confirmation hearings.
  22. Senator Spends 40 Seconds at Kagan Hearings Talking About Twilight for Some ReasonElena Kagan doesn’t care for it at all.
  23. Orrin Hatch Harassing Elena Kagan for Pure EntertainmentYou sick man.
  24. Sessions: Kagan Remarks ‘Unconnected to Reality’The Republican senator and Supreme Court nominee have different memories of what happened at Harvard several years ago.
  25. The Opening Statements of the Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearing in One SentenceEach senator on the Judiciary Committee made an opening remark today.
  26. Republicans Indicate Kagan Could Still Face FilibusterI think some of her views are quite troubling … in the area of political speech and the First Amendment.”
  27. Republicans Clearly Not Finding Anything Good on Elena KaganGOP says the “burden of proof” is on her.
  28. First Enormous Batch of Clinton-Era Elena Kagan Documents Goes OnlineSo far, the results are less than exhilarating.
  29. The ‘She Was Never a Judge!’ Strategy Gets Even WeakerAntonin Scalia and Sandra Day O’Connor don’t mind at all.
  30. Elena Kagan’s SkeletonsShe once got a B-minus.
  31. Robin Givhan Is Really Taken By the Fact That Elena Kagan Does Not Cross Her LegsBut what does that MEAN?
  32. Elena Kagan Doesn’t Get Aroused by 2 Live CrewJust in case you were wondering.
  33. What We’re Really Not Talking About When We Talk About Elena KaganIt’s not whether she’s gay.
  34. Kagan Confirmation Hearings to Start on June 28Start getting excited now.
  35. Elena Kagan Will Be Confirmed by a 65–35 VoteThat’s our prediction, anyway.
  36. Ed Koch: White House Should ‘Denounce’ Questioning of Kagan’s SexualityWhite House is implicitly stating sexual orientation is a legitimate issue of discussion in the confirmation process.”
  37. Marketing Gimmicks
    Elena Kagan Immortalized on Bartley’s MenuWhat do a possible Supreme Court justice and The Situation from Jersey Shore have in common?
  38. Lindsay Lohan Threw a Drink at Jessica StamAnd more expected and unexpected celebrity behavior, in today’s gossip roundup.
  39. So What Do All the Lesbians in Park Slope Think About Elena Kagan?Andrea Peyser went to find out.
  40. Kagan Gets Surprise Stamp of Approval From Laura BushI just like women to be represented in all parts of American political and civic life.”
  41. The GOP Will Not Filibuster Elena KaganUnless they change their minds.
  42. Kagan Was Tough, Open Say StudentsThe Supreme Court nominee was apparently an excellent teacher.
  43. White House Limiting Press Access to Kagan’s FamilyRequests by the ‘Times’ to talk to her brother, cousin shot down.
  44. Elena Kagan Already Talking Smack About Current Supreme Court JusticesShe says one of the justices was “not appropriate” during his or her confirmation hearings.
  45. Staten Island Is Sad That It Doesn’t Have a Supreme Court JusticeAll the other boroughs get one!
  46. Elena Kagan’s Former Roommate Sets the Record StraightShe’s not a lesbian.
  47. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Mick Jagger Saves the WorldPlus, Julia Louis-Dreyfus thinks that Jimmy Kimmel sucks, on our regular late-night roundup.
  48. Elena Kagan Clarifies That She Is Not the Lady Who Puts Warnings on CigarettesGood thing we cleared that up.
  49. Could Elena Kagan Surprise Us on Abortion?So far, there’s no reason to think so.
  50. David Brooks Finds Elena Kagan’s ‘Cautious’ Approach ‘Disturbing’She’s shown relatively little interest in coming up with new theories or influencing public debate,” he writes.
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