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Hoover Daily Report by topic: U.S. Judiciary

May 14, 2010 | Associated Press

Conservative friends rise in support of Kagan

Conservative lawyers and academics are voicing support for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, praise that could soften criticism from the right and provide cover for any Republican senators inclined to vote for her nomination...

May 15, 2010 | Works and Days

America 101 With Dean Obama

America is now a campus, and Obama is our Dean...

May 16, 2010 | San Francisco Chronicle

Kagan nomination shows process trumps experience

President Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to replace Justice John Paul Stevens is frustrating on several levels...

May 14, 2010 | Oval (USA Today)

Obama Supreme Court pick gets endorsements -- from conservatives

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan continues to rack up endorsements -- including some from prominent conservatives...

May 13, 2010 | Caucus (New York Times)

Liu Nomination Advances

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Goodwin Liu to be a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco...

May 12, 2010 | Forbes

Off Target On Off-Label Drugs

Perhaps via the judiciary, society must balance safety with the right of patients and their physicians to make decisions about medical therapies...

May 10, 2010 | New York Times

A Pragmatic New Yorker on a Careful Path to Washington

Elena Kagan has been all of these things, charting a careful and, some might say, calculated path — never revealing too much of herself, never going too far out on a political limb — that has led her to the spot she occupies today...

May 11, 2010 | Daily Beast

Kagan's Critics Haven't Won Their Case

It’s wrong to judge a Supreme Court nominee on one issue. And she may not be a great scholar. But so what? Libertarian Richard Epstein finds for the defendant...

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press

Kagan's role against military recruitment studied

Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III, chairman of the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think thank, said Kagan's actions at Harvard raise important legal questions...

May 10, 2010 | Daily Caller (DC)

‘Judicial monasteries’ and ‘activist judges:’ A reader’s glossary

The realm of judicial nominations has a lexicon all its own, where coded Washington language takes on extra layers of complexity...