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Elena Kagan: Supreme Court Justice

In 63 to 37 vote, the Senate confirmed U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the 112th justice to the Supreme Court, making her the fourth woman ever to sit on the high court.

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Kagan's civil rights record questioned
Article | On the eve of Elena Kagan's Senate confirmation hearings, her record on race in the Clinton White House and at Harvard Law School is producing discomfort among some leading civil rights organizations, leaving them struggling to decide whether they want her to join the Supreme Court.
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Is sexual identity our business, or are we a nation of busybodies?
Article | As long as there has been gossip about people in public life, there has been a debate about the relevance of a very private matter: sexual orientation. But in an era when the Internet can amplify a whisper to a roar, an arched eyebrow to a slander, the politics that drive such speculation can mat...
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Kagan starts hearings as elusive GOP target
Article | For weeks leading up to the start of Elena Kagan's Senate confirmation hearings Monday, Republicans have struggled to find a compelling line of attack to take against the Supreme Court nominee. But their efforts to wield an effective cudgel against President Obama's second nomination to the...
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Kagan pursued two paths on 'don't ask' at Harvard
Article | Elena Kagan picked up her phone just before Christmas 2004 and, in an uncharacteristic moment as Harvard Law School dean, dialed the home number of a third-year student. She asked him, a leader of a tiny club of military veterans, to come by her office, where she broached the touchy matter of...
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Kagan's full life centers around close circles
Article | One night, at an intimate dinner, Elena Kagan lavished such praise on Justice Antonin Scalia that he almost teared up. The next afternoon, in front of a crowd of 500, she lauded him some more, nearly choking up herself. Then she smiled, paused and began her interrogation.
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Senators query Supreme Court nominee Kagan
Article | Senate Republicans pressed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan Wednesday on her lack of judicial experience and her support for a policy that once banned military recruiters from some college campuses in her first appearance on Capitol Hill since her nomination earlier this week.
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House votes to end 'don't ask' ban on gays
Article | The House voted Thursday night to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," the controversial policy barring openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military.
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In Kagan's papers, a flair for the political
Article | Elena Kagan arrived in the White House counsel's office in 1995 as a professor on leave with scant political experience. But according to documents released Friday, she quickly found herself immersed in the scandals and dust-ups of Bill Clinton's presidency: the Paula Jones case, Whitewater and a...
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In Kagan's work as solicitor general, few clues to her views
Article | In her six appearances before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Elena Kagan has argued some of the term's most important constitutional challenges to government action. Justice Antonin Scalia has said that she "stepped into the fire."
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Kagan and Obama crack up
Article | President Obama threw a party for his newly confirmed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Friday before friends and family gathered in the White House to wish her well.

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