What Would YOU Ask Elena Kagan?

Elena Kagan continues to make the rounds on Capitol Hill to lobby for her confirmation this summer. She’s met with several Democrats and some swing Senate Republicans in the days after her nomination. While Kagan lobbies, Senators get a chance to ask her questions before the formal confirmation hearings with the Judiciary Committee. But what if you were a Senator for one day, what question would you ask Elena Kagan?

KAGAN QUESTIONS 1
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KAGAN QUESTIONS 2
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POTUS Nominates Elena Kagan, What Happens Now?

President Obama has nominated Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Now comes the “getting to know you” phase, in which Kagan will visit key Senators and answer questions about her background and personal opinions on key legal issues. This process will take several weeks and lead up to Senate Judiciary Committee hearings this summer. I spoke with Michael O’Neill, Professor of Law at George Mason University and the former Senate Judiciary Chief Counsel and Staff Director during the Samuel Alito and John Roberts hearings in 2006. O’Neill told me what happens in the days after the nomination inside the halls of the US Senate.

KAGAN SENATE REPORT 1
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KAGAN SENATE REPORT 2
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PRODUCERS HAT: An A+ producer has plenty of resources and prepares for these events ahead of time. I posted an article about how to prepare and I hope you did! We spoke to Thomas Goldstein, who publishes SCOTUSBlog and is a partner at Akin-Gump (a DC Law firm). He’s very good at analyzing Supreme Court news and he spoke with WTOP’s Dimitri Sotis.
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