Via press release: Kayla Moore, President of the Montgomery-based Foundation for Moral Law, today called upon U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse themselves from a case involving same-sex marriage because each of these Justices has personally performed a same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
We've got a double-dose of Supreme Court-related news today: A Supreme Court justice officiated a same-sex marriage over the weekend. And though Justice Elena Kagan isn't the first current or retired justice to do so, it's sure to draw some complaints and questions about bias, with the Court set to......
Justice Elena Kagan has joined Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the list of US Supreme Court Justices who have performed same-sex weddings: Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding [AP] Meanwhile, Justice Antonin Scalia...
This weekend, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan officiated in the same sex nuptials between a former law clerk and his husband. Immediately after the ceremony, Kagan hopped on the phone and ordered your parents to get a divorce. You know how marriage is — one in, one out. Read more...
Via the Associated Press: Kagan presided on Sunday over the wedding of former clerk Mitchell Reich and Patrick Pearsall in the Washington suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Monday that the same-sex ceremony was the first at which Kagan officiated. Show More Summary
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.
At a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan officiated a gay wedding for the very first time, the AP reports: Kagan presided on Sunday over the wedding of former clerk Mitchell....
Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) claimed on Friday that four women served on the Supreme Court while discussing the recent Hobby Lobby ruling. This would come as a surprise to Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, the three woman currently holding seats on the highest court. Show More Summary
Sherlock Holmes may finally be free. Thursday, United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan dismissed a plea from the Conan Doyle Estate to block publication of a new collection of stories based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective. For decades, the Doyle heirs have jealously guarded all “literary, merchandising, and advertising rights” for Doyle’s works. Anyone […]
Nina McLemore is responsible for the colorful, modernized suits, jackets and pants women like Hillary Clinton or U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan wear on a regular basis. But considering how ubiquitous her designs are, it's remarkable how unfamiliar most people are with her work – by name, at least. Read more...
Here's a helpful summary from Elena Kagan's dissent in today's anxiously awaited Supreme Court case on union agency fees: Read More ?
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The former Harvard Law dean makes very clear in her decision that she has never shopped at one. The Supreme Court on Monday gave a broad reading to a federal bank-fraud law, ruling it can be used to prosecute a scam artist who used altered checks to deceive cashiers at Target Corp. Show More Summary
On June 16, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that a law-abiding citizen cannot buy a gun for another law-abiding citizen. Justice Elena Kagan wrote the majority opinion and Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the dissent. As Breitbart News reported...Show More Summary
Co-authored with Lila Corwin Berman, Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History, Temple University. Her historical error aside, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's decision to close her dissenting opinion in the case of Town of Greece v. Show More Summary
Religious liberty in the United States is a gift, based, as Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan wrote in her dissent to Monday’s public prayer decision, on “the breathtakingly generous constitutional idea that our public institutions belong no less to the Buddhist or Hindu than to the Methodist or Episcopalian.”
One thing that bothered Justice Elena Kagan, in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, was the direction preachers were facing. Since 1998, town-board meetings in Greece, which is near Rochester, in upstate New York, had opened with a prayer, offered by a rotating cast of clergymen. Show More Summary
Justice Elena Kagan says Supreme Court is not "technologically sophisticated."
The Wall Street Journal mischaracterized Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's dissent in the Greece, New York, public prayer case, accusing Kagan and the other liberal justices who dissented of "working hard to push religion to the sidelines...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court ruled today that legislative prayer sessions are not in violation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, but Justice Elena Kagan issued a strong dissent taking a shot at her colleagues' "blindness" on the issues at stake.