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Elena Kagan

Mixed Arizona Law Ruling

June 25, 2012

The Supreme Court had a number of rulings today, none getting more attention than their striking down of most of Arizona’s immigration law in a 5-3 decision, with Justice Kagan recusing herself.  The controversial part about asking those already stopped for committing a crime for their immigration status remained in tact… until the 9th Circuit [...]

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Elena Kagan, the 112th Supreme Court Justice

August 6, 2010

The Senate voted last evening to confirm Elena Kagan 63-37 as John Paul Stevens’ replacement on the Supreme Court.  She will be sworn in tomorrow and will preside with the others on October 1. In the end, five Republicans voted for her and one Democrat voted against her (Ben Nelson, who’s on clean up duty [...]

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Souter: Originalism is “Unrealistic”

June 20, 2010

Writing for the American Thinker, Lawrence J. Siskind makes a great point about getting to know a Supreme Court candidate (like Elena Kagan) well before confirmation because afterward it’s simply too late.  His case in point:  David Souter’s recent Harvard commencement address last May. Bush 41 nominated and 90 Senators confirmed David Souter in 1990 [...]

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Axis of Right Radio, Show #6, 5/19/2010

May 19, 2010

Episode #6 of Axis of Right Radio is now available. In this episode, Mike, Ryan, and Sal discuss the British Election, the economic situation in Greece and how it foreshadows our own economic problems, the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, and the new Arizona Immigration law. As promised in the podcast, [...]

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Did Elena Kagan Violate the Law?

May 13, 2010

According to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), she did.  As a recipient of federal funds, Harvard University was required to allow military recruitment and ROTC on campus.  She was also required to not apply any university non-discrimination policy to the  military organizations on campus.  When she kicked off the recruiters and ROTC, she knowingly and willingly [...]

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Elena Kagan, Supreme Court Justice?

May 10, 2010

Elena Kagan. What can I say?  At least Harriet Miers seemed like a pleasant lady, despite the thin resume!  The President’s next pick for the Supreme Court is a woman (I wonder if she’s a typical white person), Elena Kagan, who’s never written an opinion, nor has ever been a judge.  Yet, the Left is [...]

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