Litigation

Leahy Predicts Kagan Approval; Hearings Near End

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan neared the end of a grueling turn in the Senate Judiciary Committee witness chair Wednesday, and the senator presiding over the proceedings predicted her confirmation. "Solicitor General Kagan will be confirmed," Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., told reporters. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.