Archives for May 2010

Foreign Law: Coming Soon to a Supreme Court Near You

This article is part three of a series on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Read part one (“Elena Kagan and Social Issues”) and part two (“Kagan’s Heroes”). If Elena Kagan is confirmed to the Supreme Court, America may experience the best jurisprudence Eurosocialist legal scholars ever crafted. This point was driven home by the Supreme Court’s decision last Monday in Graham v. Florida, … [Read more...]

Kagan’s Heroes

Note:  It’s worth comparing this article with Sen. Jon Kyl’s opening statement in Kagan’s confirmation hearings, which seems to have drawn on the same sources -- or used this article as an uncredited source. It's reassuring that I was on the same wavelength as Kyl. This article is part two of a series on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. To read part one, (“Elena Kagan and Social Issues”) click … [Read more...]

Elena Kagan and Social Issues

This article is part one of a series on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. To read part two, (“Kagan's Heroes”) click here. To read part three, “Foreign Law: Coming Soon to a Supreme Court Near You,” click here. On the campaign trail in 2008, Barack Obama told Planned Parenthood he wanted to select a judge with “the empathy to understand what it’s like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, … [Read more...]