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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

5 days 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

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

last monthLGBT / 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

2 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

2 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. W…

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

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. But your ruling in the King v. Burwell case was so momentous and so important for America's families, I felt compelled to write and share my gratitude for this decision. The stakes in this case were enormous. Show More Summary

Unacceptable Impact

On Thursday, in a 5–4 opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy and joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court held that the 1968 Fair Housing Act—passed in the wake of...Show More Summary

Morning Wrap: SCOTUS & Spider-Man | Challenge to ACA Fails in Fifth Circuit

Justice Elena Kagan injects comic book maxims in her ruling on a Spider-Man toy and royalties. The Fifth Circuit rejects religious organizations' challenge to accommodations for the ACA's contraception mandate. The first Asian-Pacific judge takes his oath on the U.S. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Thwarts Federal Government's Brazen Raisin Robbery

It was an outrageous abuse of government power, facilitated by what Justice Elena Kagan has called "the world's most outdated law." Today, in a dazzling display of judicial engagement, the Court struck a blow in favor of property rights,...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court Just Made a Ruling Full of Spider-Man Jokes

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Supreme Court settled a long-running patent case titled Kimble V. Marvel Entertainment. It was basically about patent holders and licensing fees, which isn’t that fun, but Justice Elena Kagan wrote the court’s opinion on the case, which was fun — mainly because she filled it with Spider-Man jokes. Read more...

Supreme Court quotes 'Spider-Man' in toy patent case, gives win to Marvel

Two quick takeaways from the Supreme Court's ruling in a patent case over a Spider-Man toy: Marvel triumphed again, and Justice Elena Kagan must have had fun sneaking superhero references into the official decision. "[I]n this world, with great power there must also come - great responsibility,"...

Look out RBG: Elena Kagan might be pop culture’s new favorite justice

You might have to put that RBG T-shirt on rotation — there’s a new Supreme Court justice angling for pop-culture-fave status. In a decision in a patent-rights case issued on Monday, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan slipped in a few references that appeal (yeah, we did that) to the kids, a rarity from a body […]

Kagan Cites Spider-Man in Hilarious Supreme Court Decision

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Kimble v. Marvel, also known as the Spider-Man case. Writing for the majority, Justice Elena Kagan held that patent holders may not collect royalties on a patent after it expires. Show More Summary

With great rulings come great references. Kagan cites Stan Lee in Marvel decision.

2 months agoNews : ComPost

Put Justice Elena Kagan in the Justice League! Yes, I know that Justice League is DC Comics, and Spider-Man, to which Justice Kagan made numerous delightful references in a ruling Monday in the case of Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, belongs to Marvel, but — certainly she deserves something. The next time we go to […]

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