Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Elena Kagan breaks weeks of public silence Monday when she faces a Senate panel on her confirmation to the Supreme Court.
06/28/2010 08:32 am
Elena Kagan, Supreme Court nominee, said she 'abhorred' the Pentagon's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy banning gays from serving openly. In her confirmation hearings, critics will focus on her efforts to limit military recruiting at Harvard.
06/25/2010 04:17 pm
Elena Kagan, if confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, would shift the balance dramatically – with three women and a Jewish-Catholic bloc. So would the high court look like We the People?
06/25/2010 12:18 pm
Elena Kagan was the first woman solicitor general – the government’s top lawyer at the Supreme Court. Former solicitors general have written a letter endorsing the Supreme Court nominee.
06/22/2010 05:00 pm
Deans of 68 major law schools endorsed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Her experience heading the Harvard Law School prepared her to decide some of the country’s toughest issues, they say.
06/15/2010 09:08 pm
Army Spc. Bradley Manning has been arrested in connection with the April release of classified footage of a US helicopter mistakenly shooting Iraqi civilians to website WikiLeaks.
06/07/2010 04:39 pm
The White House backed Rep. Joe Sestak's opponent in the Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania. The GOP wants to know whether it offered Mr. Sestak a job to drop out of the race.
05/26/2010 10:08 pm
In a video the White House released this week, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan shows some of her personality in front of a group of students, prior to her first case argued as Solicitor General before the US Supreme Court.
05/20/2010 12:01 pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings for nominee Elena Kagan in June.
05/19/2010 01:18 pm
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan lacks a paper trail. But her Senate confirmation hearing last year for solicitor general offers a preview of what's to come.
05/17/2010 05:44 pm