Elena Kagan is President Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court. We’re listening in to the confirmation battle.
It’s round three of the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan.
The former Harvard Law School dean is now one step closer to becoming the next associate justice of the Supreme Court.
So far, a few uncomfortable exchanges with Republicans. “You are dancing a bit – maybe you should be on ‘Dancing with the Stars,”‘ said Sen. Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York proclaimed “She is straight out of central casting for this job.”
Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate. Contributing editor at Newsweek.
Richard Garnett, professor of law and associate dean at Notre Dame Law School. He clerked for former Chief Justice William Rehnquist.