Supreme court nominee elena kagan's writings show that she believes the judiciary should be a mechanism for social change kagan's thesis endorsed judicial activism mmcintosh | tuesday jun 1 in her thesis, written during her tenure at oxford university. Kagan's controversial moments: a timeline elena kagan's career has provided scant evidence of her judicial beliefs the supreme court nominee is not a judge kagan writes her senior year thesis on the history of the socialist movement in new york city from 1900 to 1933. The washington post's robert barnes discusses solicitor general elena kagan's non-judicial background and looks ahead to the confirmation hearings on capitol hill the product of two ivy league universities and oxford for her senior college thesis. Us president barack obama announced monday morning that he would nominate solicitor general elena kagan but as a student, writing a 153-page senior thesis at princeton on the politics of the socialist party in new york city google is blocking the world socialist web site from search.
For her senior thesis kagan explored the history of american radicalism and wrote a paper entitled to the final conflict: after returning from oxford kagan attended harvard law school and, just as in as a supreme court justice, kagan has been compared to justice scalia because of her. Elena kagan was a product of manhattan's liberal, intellectual upper west side high court kagan's girlhood dream kagan dove into the roots of american radicalism in a senior thesis titled to the final conflict: socialism in new york city. Senators will vote soon on whether to confirm elena kagan to the supreme court this embarrassingly erroneous dependence on the third circuit opinion is reminiscent of a statement she made in her oxford university thesis articulating her approach to the law. In a far-from-conclusive effort to pinpoint elena kagan's place on the ideological spectrum, the media have parsed her princeton senior thesis, oxford master's thesis, law-clerk memos to justice thurgood marshall, subsequent disagreements with him, clinton white house memos, academic writings.
The wall street journal digs up elena kagan's 1983 master's thesis, in which she attacks judicial activism: in the oxford paper, ms kagan wrote that supreme court justices should rest their rulings squarely on a firm legal foundation, such as statutes and court precedents only then can court. I'm getting blowback on this statement when you couple kagan's thesis with her op-eds in the 80's and her later work, i think it is a complete and fair statement. Part 2 - the modern communist manifesto - the constitution in 2020 (134) justice elena kagan wrote her oxford thesis on warren court jurisprudence.
Right seizes on false claim that kagan's thesis shows she's a socialist sean hannity and glenn beck have falsely suggested elena kagan's college thesis shows she is a socialist or radical she went on to win the sachs fellowship to oxford. Last night's primary election results contain some bad news for supreme court nominee elena kagan election news bad news for more than obama by f the judicial philosophy kagan endorses in her oxford thesis is consistent with earlier revelations from both a speech about justice. Supreme court nominee elena kagan's oxford thesis - a three-decade old work on the rules for evidence found in illegal searches contains passages that could provide fodder to republicans who argue she'll try to impose her personal views while on the bench however, even at the age of 23. 1 by cliff kincaid some conservatives are concerned about elena kagan's final conflict thesis on socialism, written in 1981 when she was 21 years old. Judicialwatchorg has some important material on elena kagan elena kagan on the jewish radical tradition in american politics and there's not much doubt that indeed she will be a judicial activist on the left fitton quotes from her oxford thesis: as men and as participants in.
Speaking at harvard law school last week, where she used to be dean, supreme court justice elena kagan gleefully told an overflow crowd of students about the time she shot bambi raised in new york.
On may 10, 2010, president obama nominated elena kagan to be an associate justice of the united states supreme court oxford thesis, princeton thesis department of defense june 18, 2010 - letter from jeh charles johnson united states senate committee on the judiciary. President barack obama meets with solicitor general elena kagan in the oval office alumni news kagan '81 nominated for supreme court kagan is writing her senior thesis on the socialist party in new york city from 1900 to 1930 and she plans to study the history of british and european. The blogosphere is having a field day with elena kagan's undergraduate thesis the law blog examines two sides of the debate. Elena kagan's answers to the judiciary committee questionnaire were made public last night, along with copies of her princeton and oxford theses. Washington -- as a young graduate student, elena kagan wrote that it was ''not necessarily wrong or invalid'' for judges to ''try to mold and steer the law'' to achieve social ends, but warned that such rulings must be rooted in legal principles to be accepted by society and endure.