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"The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant."

"The vote was 6-3 in Young's favor. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion."The outcome reflects a "middle ground" that Justice Elena Kagan suggested during arguments in early December. Courts must now re-examine Young's case with a more accepting view of the discrimination claim. Show More Summary

Justices Rule Opinions May Sometimes Be Basis for Securities Fraud Suits

Statements of opinion in securities filings are untrue only if they are not sincerely held, Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the majority.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Looks Directly Into the Selfie’s Soul

On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi celebrated National Women's History Month by taking a selfie with the three women in the Supreme Court. Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan both seemed to think this was a great idea, and smiled for the camera. Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have intended to... More »

That time Pelosi, Ginsburg, Sotomayor and Kagan took a selfie

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) honored Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan  and retired justice Sandra Day O'Connor at a Women's History Month reception in the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. Washington Post photographer Melina Mara was there to capture it all — including a behind-the-scenes look at a selfie Pelosi took […]

Lego Nixes Female Supreme Court Justices

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

You can buy a Lego White House—but not Legos of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Sandra Day O’Connor, or Elena Kagan. The ‘Legal Justice League’ was dumped as a ‘political symbol.’

Legal Justice League Spotlights the Ladies of the Supreme Court in LEGO Form - Because we ALL want a LEGO Sonia Sotomayor of our very own, right?

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Artist Maia Weinstock has created an amazing tribute to the women of the Supreme Court by immortalizing Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan as custom LEGO minifigures! As she says on her site: This set of custom-designed LEGO minifigures, U.S. Show More Summary

Lego Rejected This Flawless Female Supreme Court Justice Set; We Object!

Artist Maia Weinstock has created a set of Legos celebrating the four women who have served on the Supreme Court–Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan–and they are very cool. The only downside is that they are not available to preorder for the upcoming holiday season. Read more...

Kagan's Conversational Tone Gets the Public Involved in Opinions

Take a walk through the judicial opinions of Justice Elena Kagan, the most recent addition to the U.S. Supreme Court. You'll probably find something in them that you won't see in the other justices' opinions. Contractions, for one. Kagan uses them regularly, and that's unusual for someone at the highest......

Justice Kagan brilliantly illustrated how ridiculous the challenge to Obamacare is

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could severely damage health reform in America, and Justice Elena Kagan asked a clever question that drew laughter and exposed the logical weakness in the latest Obamacare challenge. Show More Summary

SCOTUS Exercises Equitable Power in Kansas Water Rights Dispute

In a fractured opinion authored by Justice Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court sided with Kansas in a battle over water rights in the Republican River Basin. Kagan, along with the Court's four liberals, signed on to the whole opinion. Chief Justice Roberts agreed, but only to parts I and III.......

Why charge less when increasing the price increases demand?

That’s a question that university administrators have been asking themselves for many decades now. A couple of days ago, when asked to opine on the issue, Elena Kagan delicately suggested that, in conventional economic terms, it doesn’t make sense for Denny’s to charge almost as much for its Grand Slam Breakfast as Le Bernardin charges […]

Morning Docket: 02.03.15

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

You know that televised Supreme Court oral arguments are a technological advance that is far away from happening when even Elena Kagan, the youngest justice on the high court, is "very conflicted" about the idea. [Legal Times] "Legal jujitsu. Show More Summary

Kagan Says She’s Uneasy With Allowing Cameras in Court

Don't hold your breath waiting for the Supreme Court to allow cameras into its courtroom, says Justice Elena Kagan.

Conservative group demands Ginsburg and Kagan recuse themselves from marriage equality cases

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In a laughable display of desperation, the American Family Association is demanding that Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg recuse themselves from the four marriage equality cases it recently agreed to hear. Their...Show More Summary

AFA Demands Justices Kagan and Ginsburg Recuse Themselves From SCOTUS Gay Marriage Case

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The American Family Association (AFA), known for its vehement and vitriolic opposition to gay rights, has demanded that Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (a.k.a. Notorious R.B.G.) recuse themselves from the Court's review of the 6th Circuit...

AFA Demands: Kagan And Ginsberg Must Recuse Themselves From Marriage Case

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

Via press release: In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear the issue, American Family Association says Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg should recuse themselves from making any same-sex marriage decisions because they have both conducted same-sex marriage ceremonies. Show More Summary

Anti-Gay Group Wants Kagan and Ginsburg to Recuse from Marriage Case

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The frothingly anti-gay American Family Association is pushing Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan to remove themselves from the upcoming case that will decide whether same-sex marriage is protected under the Constitution. They're arguing that both women have officiated at gay weddings, making them "activists" for homosexuality. Read more...

Justices Scalia and Kagan Duck Washington for Hunting Getaway

They may be ideological foes on the bench, but this week, in the chilly late-autumn wilderness of north Mississippi, Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia were simply hunting buddies.

The injustices of Supreme Court justices

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's sister is a high-powered labor attorney who represents management in disputes with workers. Justice Elena Kagan's brother, a teacher at an elite public school in New York, has protested the school's admissions process because of low minority enrollment....

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