The New York native will become the 112th overall and fourth female Supreme Court Justice in United States history when she …
After being confirmed by the Senate with a 63-37 vote yesterday, Elena Kagan is taking no time to rest before being sworn in as the country’s 112th Supreme Court justice.
Late Friday night, Senator Ben Nelson announced he would be going against his Democratic colleagues and voting against Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Is he preparing to bail on the party altogether? (via Swampland)
“I think there’s a good reason for a conservative to vote yes.”
— SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM, on his decision to vote in favor of Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court (Via the Washington Post)
Kagan’s appointment to the Supreme Court would put three women on the judicial branch for the first time in American history.
The Supreme Court ruled May 17 that those inmates deemed “sexually dangerous” can be held indefinitely — even after their prison terms are complete.
TIME’s David Von Drehle digs into Kagan’s much-discussed senior thesis from her time at Princeton University to see if there’s any truth to the rumors the Supreme Court nominee was once a hard-lined socialist. What’s the verdict? …