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Materials Discussing the Process of Selecting and Confirming a Supreme Court Nominee
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

These materials discuss the Constitutional basis and other aspects of the nomination and approval of Supreme Court justices. The links below may be accessed by lexis.com subscribers. Non-subscribers may obtain research packages by the day, week, or... Read More

Historic Moment: 3 Women to Serve Together on Supreme Court as Senate Confirms Elena Kagan
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by Gregg Lawson

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

Legal Articles Written by Solicitor General Elena Kagan
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

President Barack Obama has announced his second nomination to the United States Supreme Court. He has chosen Elena Kagan, the current Solicitor General of the United States, to fill the United States Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice... Read More

Opinions and Articles Written by Justice John Paul Stevens
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

On April 9, 2010, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens informed the White House that he would step down as of the Court's summer recess. Justice Stevens, age 89, has served on the Supreme Court for 34 years. Read the retirement letter that Justice... Read More