Mary Harned writes the following at Human Events: Sen. Hatch questioned Kagan extensively this morning about the Citizens United campaign finance case. Although he did not raise the pro-life issue, this case, and Kagan’s view of the decision, sheds light on how she would rule in cases involving freedom of pro-life speech. Kagan says, “Congress […]
Senator Herb Kohl asked Elena Kagan this morning, “Since we don’t have a judicial record for you, what should we use to evaluate you to see what kind of justice you’ll be, what you’re judicial philosophy will be?” Kagan responded: “Look to my whole life – my tenure as Solicitor General, as Dean of Harvard […]
Solicitor-General Elena Kagan’s admiration for the world’s leading agenda-driven judge, Aharon Barak, is a story that has gained tremendous momentum over the last week. Americans United for Life has worked for nearly seven weeks to draw attention to this critical issue – the issue Judge Robert Bork singled out as his leading cause for concern […]
Mary Harned of AUL writes at Human Events: Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jeff Sessions notes that Biden’s chief of staff, who was chief counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was “a clear legal progressive.” Does she agree? Kagan tries to dodge the question–claims she “honestly” doesn’t know what that label means. Sessions […]
AUL is happy to be involved with liveblogging the Kagan hearings for Human Events. Mary Harned will be blogging over there and ocasionally we will highlight some of that content here. Additionally, Dr. Charmaine Yoest will occasionally be providing reaction to the events of the hearings over at Human Events. To follow along with a […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest’s reaction to the first day of the Kagan hearings was published by Human Events. At NRO’s Bench Memos, Clark Forsythe reacted to an Adam Liptak. Other news coverage from the first day of hearings that included AUL: NRO: Overemphasis on Abortion in Confirmation Hearings: A Response to Adam Liptak Human Events: Reaction […]
30 Years After Harris v. McRae, Landmark Decision Holds New Significance During Kagan Confirmation Hearings On June 30, 1980 – 30 years ago today – Americans United for Life (AUL) successfully defended the Hyde Amendment before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark case Harris v. McRae, resolving a four-year legal battle to ensure that […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest is blogging about the Kagan hearings at Human Events this week. The following excerpt is from her post reacting to the first day of the hearings. Who is Elena Kagan? On this first day of the confirmation hearings for the U.S. Solicitor General whom President Obama nominated to the Supreme Court, that […]
Clarke Forsythe, Senior Counsel for AUL, has written a response to a New York Times article by Adam Liptak today. Forsythe’s response was published at NRO’s Bench Memos. An excerpt: Adam Liptak had an extensive article in Monday’s New York Times on a recent study of the questions and answers in Supreme Court nomination hearings […]
Senators presented their opening statements today during the opening day of the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Throughout the day, many Senators emphasized the importance of Ms. Kagan answering questions posed to her this week with honesty and sincerity. Responding satisfactorily to tough questions is particularly important because Ms. Kagan has […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest on the G. Gordon Liddy Show, 6/28/2010 [audio:http://www.aul.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/liddy-28jun10.mp3%5D
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Faul%2Faul-conference-call-with-judge-robert-bork-6-23-2010&show_comments=false&auto_play=false&color=07205c AUL Conference Call with Judge Robert Bork, 6/23/2010 by AUL The above audio player features last Wednesday’s media conference call featuring Judge Robert Bork (and others) discussing the nomination of Elena Kagan.
Senator Jeff Sessions previews the confirmation hearings on June 28, 2010. Sessions discussed Kagan’s judicial hero Aharon Barak as well as other aspects of her nomination related to abortion. You can see a video about Aharon Barak at AULAction.org. You can find more on the Kagan nomination here.
AUL will be covering the Kagan hearings both on this site as well as at Human Events and on NRO’s Bench Memos. Clarke Forsythe and Kellie Fiedorek will be providing expert legal blogging and analysis while I will be blogging about events as they happen, as well as providing links to background information already researched […]
MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 28, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan File: The Case Against Kagan Today begins the confirmation hearing for Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court. Since the announcement of her nomination, we have released daily memoranda detailing our concerns about her nomination. Today, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (6/28/2010) – Americans United for Life (AUL) has been an active, consistent voice in opposition to Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court, as seen in widespread coverage in The Drudge Report, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News, The Weekly Standard, Politico, The Boston Globe, and The Associated […]