Tag Archives: Elena Kagan

Health care case puts spotlight on Supreme Court recusals

The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to decide whether to take up the constitutional challenge to the nation’s health care law, but already some critics are stepping up calls for two justices to recuse themselves from considering the case. Legal ethics experts say the case highlights a major problem at the Supreme Court: a lack of clear judicial recusal rules.

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Newest justice jumps right in

WASHINGTON – Justice Elena Kagan has only been seated on the U.S. Supreme Court’s bench for a few months, but she’s already proven one thing beyond a doubt: she is not shy.

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Kagan becomes 112th justice

WASHINGTON – The title is now official: Justice Elena Kagan officially joined the U.S. Supreme Court’s bench Saturday. Surrounded by family, friends and several justices of the Court, Kagan took her two oaths of office to become the Court’s newest ...

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