The New York Times Questions Elena Kagan’s Liberal Bona Fides


The New York Times questions whether Solicitor General Elena Kagan, President Obama’s choice to replace Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court, will fill Stevens’ left-wing judicial activist shoes.  Lets hope not, but it’s anybody’s guess. Without any time serving as a judge and no judicial opinions, Kagan’s public record on key issues likely to face her as a Supreme [...]

What You Need to Know About Elena Kagan, Obama’s Nominee to the Supreme Court


It goes without saying that whoever President Barack Obama chose to nominate for the supreme court would have an entry in Discover The Networks:

Served as President Bill Clinton’s Associate White House Counsel
Former dean of Harvard Law School
Sought to overturn the Solomon Amendment, a law that denies federal funding to any university that bars military recruiters from [...]

Potential Obama Court Pick: Gays in the Military More Important than Military Recruitment


President Barack Obama is reportedly considering nominating Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court, and the Daily Beast’s Peter Beinart of all people has found a left-wing decision in her past that “conservatives will be right” to blast her over, and “liberals should concede the point”: her decision as Dean of Harvard Law [...]