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Vote: Best arguments for, against Elena Kagan
Elena Kaganís nomination to the Supreme Court has prompted praise for her professional record and raised questions about her likely leanings as a judge. Kaganís work in academia, her views on abortion and gay rights, even her religion, are being simultaneously lauded by one side and criticized by the other.
Help us decipher the arguments on either end: Why should Kagan be confirmed, or why shouldnít she? Submit links to stories and vote for the ones you find most compelling.
The backstory on the president's nominee.
Find out where she stands on issues such as gun control, due process and same-sex marriage.
Obama wants someone who can serve as a counterweight to the intellectual heft of Chief Justice John Roberts.
From her first clerkship to solicitor general.
View documents and testimony related to Kagan's 2009 confirmation hearings for solicitor general, as well as her personal financial disclosures.
Most likely, they will go after her position on military recruitment and her thesis on socialism.
Read more facts and biographical information about Elena Kagan.
View a photo gallery of Elena Kagan's career.
Our sortable table breaks down every Supreme Court justice in history by age, their position before the High Court, and the president who nominated them.
She has the "Same excellence, independence, integrity and passion" as Stevens, Obama said.