Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Kagan's Judicial Inexperience, 'Liberal' Views as Nomination Hearing Opens

Subject: txt lgl - GOP Hits
The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee voiced GOP concerns Monday over Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, telling the panel during opening testimony that her career has been "more consumed by politics" than by law.

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., ranking Republican on the panel, said Kagan's record warrants close questioning as the Senate considers her appointment to the nation's highest court. (Snip)

Sessions noted that Kagan has "never tried a case before a jury" and "has associated herself with well known activist judges"...


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