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New SCOTUS Decisions

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Senior editor at Slate, Dahlia Lithwick, discusses this week's Supreme Court decisions and previews the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings starting on Monday. 

Check out the Sunlight Foundation's new tool that lets you search Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's inbox during her Clinton Administration years. Poke around and tell us what you find! Go to "Elena's Inbox".

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Dahlia Lithwick

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Comments [6]

Amy from Manhattan

Oops, I meant does it mean they *aren't* illegal!

Jun. 24 2010 11:44 AM
Amy from Manhattan

Does not being covered by the "honest services" law mean a practice is illegal? Some of the examples Brian mentioned sound a lot like fraud. Could they be prosecuted on that basis?

Jun. 24 2010 11:42 AM
gaetano catelli from greenpernt, crooklyn

"Pink Channels", anyone?

ref: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128005395

Jun. 24 2010 11:41 AM
John P. MacKenzie from Long Island City

To say the "Court sided with" one party over the other in its decision is a crutch that is increasingly used in stories --- and should be discarded. No matter how biased we may think Scotus is these days, it's not appropriate.

Jun. 24 2010 11:40 AM

yay, public disclosure!

Jun. 24 2010 11:35 AM
Robert from NYC

Have you seen what Robert Bork had to say about Kagan? I thought he had died but he's still spewing. Just imagine if this man had become a Supreme Court Justice!

Jun. 24 2010 11:06 AM

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