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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....

At the Supreme Court, conflicts of interest are just a day at the office

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Justice Samuel A. 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. And Justice...

Justice Kagan: Paul Krugman using “just ridiculous language” on courts

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Speaking at Princeton, Justice Elena Kagan described as “just ridiculous language” Paul Krugman’s claim that the higher federal courts are “corrupt.” It is just ridiculous, as we noted the other day, and it’s nice to hear Krugman called out for it at his own university by someone in a position to know. Show More Summary

Hazing and hunting on the Supreme Court.

"They hazed me, this is true," Elena Kagan said. They made her head of cafeteria committee:"It's not a very good cafeteria, so this is really just the opportunity they have to kind of haze you all the time. Like, 'Argh, you know, Elena,...Show More Summary

Israel lobby stakes claim for Jerusalem at Supreme Court, but Kagan isn’t buying

Lawyers for an American boy seeking to have his passport say Israel when he was born in Jerusalem say it's no big deal, but Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan responds that's absurd, as Jerusalem rages

Do U.S. labor markets favor single and childless women?

A recent article in the New York Times made this observation: The last three men nominated to the Supreme Court have all been married and, among them, have seven children. The last three women — Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor and Harriet...Show More Summary

ALABAMA: Christian Group Calls For Elena Kagan & Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Recuse Themselves From Marriage Cases

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

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

Kagan Officiates Same-Sex Marriage; Lawyers Push to Be 'The Case'

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......

Three of history's four women Supreme Court Justices have now performed same-sex weddings

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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...

MARYLAND: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Officiates Same-Sex Wedding

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

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

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan performs her first same-sex wedding

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.

SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan Officiates Her First Gay Wedding

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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....

Sen. Begich Gaffes: 'Four Women' On The Supreme Court

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 and the vanishing copyright

5 months agoArts : Arts Post

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 […]

The Designer High-Powered Women Love But You've Never Heard Of

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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...

More On Today's Union Decision

Here's a helpful summary from Elena Kagan's dissent in today's anxiously awaited Supreme Court case on union agency fees: Read More ?

Elena Kagan Can’t Believe That Target Is So Easy To Defraud

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

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