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Morning Docket: 11.19.15

Earlier this week, Justice Elena Kagan went back to the law school she used to call her home to discuss statutory interpretation. It seems the former Harvard Law School dean fancies herself a "textualist" these days, just like her hunting buddy. Show More Summary

Morning Wrap: Kagan Says Scalia's 'Historic' | Sotomayor's Regrets

Justice Antonin Scalia will "go down as one of the most important, most historic figures on the court," Justice Elena Kagan says. Meanwhile, Justice Sonia Sotomayor regrets not being a law clerk. And a federal jury resumes deliberations Wednesday in the conspiracy trial of a former energy executive in West Virginia. Show More Summary

The Medicine Man

Hunter College High School in Manhattan has long been reckoned among the best public high schools in the United States; in 2004, the Wall Street Journal ranked it at the very top. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, author and television news host Chris Hayes, cybersecurity guru Bruce Schneier, and novelist Cynthia Ozick are among its […]

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Invokes Jailed Relatives to Highlight Racism in Jury Selection

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has referenced Dr. Seuss to get her point across during oral arguments. Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday drew an analogy to his grandson making excuses to avoid doing homework. Rhetorical devices take all kinds of forms on the bench. Show More Summary

Women, Amirite?

Let's all gaze at (or read the description of) this portrait of current Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and former (and first female) Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and thinkShow More Summary

How Did The Democrats Become Favorites Of The Rich?

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Voters on both the left and the right often claim that there is no difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties, and of course that isn’t true. There’s a big difference between Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia, for one thing. Show More Summary

Which 4 Justices attended the Pope's speech to Congress?

John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. 3 Catholics, 1 Jew.Missing were Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Elena Kagan. 3 Catholics, 2 Jews.So Pope Francis couldn't get a majority — not a majority of the Court, not even a majority of the Catholics, and not a majority of the Jews.

The Court and Violent Video Games

Here’s a contemporary equivalent of the frequent porn screenings that took place in the basement of the Supreme Court in the 60s and 70s: It’s hard to picture Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, a former solicitor general of the United States as well as a former dean of Harvard Law School, hunched over at a […]

IA Radio Host Jan Mickelson: Justices Kagan, Ginsburg Should Have Recused Themselves From Marriage Equality Case Because They're "Liberal Jews"

Jan Mickelson claimed Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg should have recused themselves from the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage not only because they had officiated same-sex weddings prior to the case's decision, but because they are also "liberal Jews." Discussing June's Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Show More Summary

US Supreme Court justice gave some amazing tips on how to be a better writer

Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recently sat down with lawyer and lexicographer Bryan Garner to give advice on what it takes to be a good legal writer. Her advice could apply to anyone who's striving to be a better writer, legal or otherwise. Show More Summary

Here’s Anti-gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis’s SCOTUS Emergency Stay Request: READ

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As expected, Rowan County clerk Kim Davis is attempting to get the highest court in the land to intervene in her anti-gay crusade. In an emergency application filed today, Davis asked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to issue a stay on a federa… The post Here’s Anti-gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis’s SCOTUS Emergency Stay Request: READ appeared first on Towleroad.

Conservatism’s love-hate relationship with the 14th Amendment

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Of all of the Republican-manufactured controversies during the Obama presidency, a less-remembered episode may be the most telling of all. Unable to prevent three-fifths of the Senate from voting to confirm Elena Kagan as the newestShow More Summary

Rep. Louie Gohmert Says Trapping Gays On An Island Will Prove That Nature Defines Marriage: LISTEN

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Speaking to a group of young conservatives last week about the need to impeach Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan over marriage equality, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) proclaimed that a study trapping gays and lesbians on an is… The post Rep. Show More Summary

Cliff Kincaid: Impeach Ruth Bader Ginsburg & "Known Lesbian" Elena Kagan

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Our media didn’t treat it as a big deal, but Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg had both officiated at gay weddings. Groups such as the National Organization for Marriage, the American Family Association, the Coalition of African American Pastors, and the Foundation for Moral Law had called for Kagan and Ginsburg to withdraw from the case. Show More Summary

Iowa Rep. Steve King Wants To Impeach Justices Ginsburg and Kagan Following SCOTUS Ruling: LISTEN

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) has said that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Elena Kagan should be impeached following the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage, reports TPM. Speaking earlier this week on “Michelson in the Morning,” King agr… The post Iowa Rep. Steve King Wants To Impeach Justices Ginsburg and Kagan Following SCOTUS Ruling: LISTEN appeared first on Towleroad.

In Confirmation Hearings, Elena Kagan Stated “There Is No Federal Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage”

Obama and Shrillary aren’t the only ones to “evolve” rather dramatically regarding the federal desecration of marriage on behalf of the radical homosexual agenda. Legal Insurrection recalls testimony by leftist


ELENA KAGAN IN 2009: “THERE IS NO FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.” As Prof. William A. Jacobson writes at his Legal Insurrection blog,  “Then she was a nominee for Solicitor General, now she is an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Then she was bound to follow the law, now she gets […]

Justice Kagan Is Not Happy About The Supreme Court’s Ruling On Mercury Pollution

According to Justice Elena Kagan, the ruling was "peculiarly blinkered." The post Justice Kagan Is Not Happy About The Supreme Court’s Ruling On Mercury Pollution appeared first on ThinkProgress.

SCOTUS: Lethal Injection Drug Not Cruel, Unusual

When the Supreme Court justices in April debated the constitutionality of lethal-injection drug midazolam, Elena Kagan likened the execution protocol to being burned alive. She joined three dissenters in today's 5-4 ruling that the first drug in a three-drug combination used last year in executions in Arizona, Ohio, and Oklahoma...

An Open Letter to the Supreme Court Justices on the Obamacare Ruling

An Open Letter to Justices John G. Roberts, Jr., Stephen G. Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Anthony M. Kennedy, and Sonia Sotomayor. In my 32 years serving the people of California in Congress, I have never written to Supreme Court Justices. Show More Summary

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