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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to speak in Chicago

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is scheduled to speak at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. An announcement says she'll speak on Monday about her time on the nation's highest court. … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan spoke at the University of Wisconsin–Madison yesterday.

I didn't attend. In fact, I was only reminded that the talk occurred yesterday when I was idly checking Facebook this morning and it told me "We thought you'd like to look back on this post from 1 year ago." The post, exactly a year ago, said:Justice Sotomayor came to the law school to give the Kastenmeier Lecture yesterday. Show More Summary

The Latest: Kagan says first year was 'trial and error'

The Latest on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says her first year … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court's Kagan to speak at UW-Madison

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is set to visit the UW-Madison campus. Kagan is scheduled to speak late Friday afternoon in a campus theater. She's expected to talk about … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court Rejects 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

"A State may not use race as the predominant factor in drawing district lines unless it has a compelling reason," Justice Elena Kagan said in the court's opinion upholding a lower court ruling.

Supreme Court Justice Kagan set to speak in Indianapolis

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is scheduled to visit Indianapolis for a speech before an audience of lawyers and federal judges. Kagan is speaking during Monday evening's dinner of the … Click to Continue »

Justice Breyer's cellphone rang during oral argument today.

SCOTUSblog reports the news and refers to the sound as a "lively chime."Justices Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan chuckle. Breyer looks to Chief Justice John Roberts with an apologetic expression before sharing a laugh with Justice Clarence Thomas. Show More Summary

Courtroom bursts into laughter after Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan mocks Neil Gorsuch

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Monday was Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first day on the bench hearing cases, but it didn’t go well as other justices were quick to put him in his place. The case was about federal workers who lost their jobs. Lawyer Chris Landau, representing a Census Bureau worker, said his client was...

Being a Supreme Court newbie isn’t all drudgery. Elena Kagan will be throwing a party for Neil Gorsuch.

To read the headlines, you’d think that newly minted Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch was having his bed short-sheeted like a frat-boy freshman being hazed by upperclassmen. As our colleague Robert Barnes pointed out, being the most junior of the elite robe-wearing society does come with certain unglamorous responsibilities, like serving on the court’s […]

Even on the Supreme Court, the new person gets the jobs no one else wants

No one could have known it at the time, but at the end of last summer, Justice Elena Kagan gave Neil Gorsuch a face-to-face tutorial on what it means to … Click to Continue »

Sessions Loved Telling Dems to Recuse

8 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Republican demanded A.G. Loretta Lynch and Justice Elena Kagan sit out on conflicts of interest, but he refuses to step aside on investigating Russia.

Non-Sequiturs: 03.01.17

8 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

To answer the question posed in Morning Docket today... no. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Miguel Estrada will not be the next Solicitor General. [] Elena Kagan is finally getting some meme love. [Huffington Post] The Texas Supreme Court is hearing arguments about rolling back spousal benefits for same-sex couples. Show More Summary

Late Night Open Thread: “Class Tells When There Is No Class”

Nancy Pelosi aint having it — Salvador Hernandez (@SalHernandez) March 1, 2017 We are all Elena Kagan — Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) March 1, 2017 The Notorious RBG had the best idea — she didn’t bother to show up. What’s going on that does not involve the Dolt-in-Chieftests? While Trump is speaking, results from […]

Supreme Court Poised to Strike Down N.C. Law Barring Sex Offenders From Facebook

8 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Justice Elena Kagan mentioned Donald Trump's Twitter feed, which he used as a candidate and now as U.S. president, as an example of how social media has become vital in the political sphere.

Senate Democrats’ misleading language on a 60-vote ‘standard’ for Supreme Court nominees

Justice Neil Gorsuch “should have a hearing and he should meet the voting standard that Supreme Court nominees are held to of 60 votes, a standard that was met by Elena Kagan as well as Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s choices.” — Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), remarks on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Feb. 1, 2017 “If […]

Fans have fantasy sports, Supreme Court nerds have FantasySCOTUS

9 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Legal website that predicted Elena Kagan in 2010 favors Gorsuch, Pryor.        

Harvard Law Dean Steps Down to Teach

When Elena Kagan left Harvard to become a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Martha Minow had a tough act to follow as the new dean at Harvard Law School. That was eight years ago, longer than Minow expected to serve as dean. Now, after weathering financial and enrollment......

Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Unique Group of Friends Includes Elena Kagan, Judge Judy

11 months agoNews : Mediaite

Pictured here, on the left, is Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh at a taping of Judge Judy. As you can see, Harbaugh appears to be smiling, while he observes the TV judge dressing down someone in her court. But later that day, the coach was not so pleased when Judge Judy took his measure in […]

Sonia Sotomayor: Sometimes I Wanted To Bash Scalia With a Baseball Bat

12 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg saw operas with him. Justice Elena Kagan went hunting with him. Justice Stephen Breyer traded playful barbs with him. But one liberal justice never fully succumbed to Antonin Scalia’s charm: Sonia Sotomayor. Show More Summary

Elena Kagan Keeps It Real, Says Having An Eight-Member Supreme Court Is Not 'Cost-Free'

With their summer recess winding down, members of the Supreme Court are wrapping up their public appearances before they return to the bench in October. In one such event last week, Justice Elena Kagan gave law students at Harvard aShow More Summary

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