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Panel: How Kagan Will Affect Supreme Court Hard To Judge
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by Gregg Lawson

PHILADELPHIA - New U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan may well be more moderate than retired Justice John Paul Stevens, and the court may miss Steven's leadership, panelists at the Sept. 20 Supreme Court Preview at the National Constitution Center... Read More

Senate Confirms Kagan As Fourth Woman Supreme Court Justice
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate voted 63-37 today to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Five Republicans, the two Senate independents and all but one Democrat supported President Barack Obama's... Read More

High Court: Fee Awards Subject To Offset To Satisfy Debt Owed U.S. Government
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on June 14 reversed an Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling and held that an attorney fees award is payable to the litigant; therefore, it is subject to an offset to satisfy the litigant's... Read More

Obama Emboldened For Another Supreme Court Pick
Posted on 12 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) Emboldened by success the first time around, President Barack Obama is likely to pick the Supreme Court nominee he wants and let the confirmation fight proceed from there, putting huge emphasis on a justice who would bring... Read More