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C-SPAN Preview: Interview with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

Washington, DC
Friday, December 17, 2010

Watch a preview of this C-SPAN interview with the newest member of the United States Supreme Court, Elena Kagan.

In her first interview since joining the Supreme Court, amongst a host of topics, Justice Kagan talks about why she became a lawyer, the acclimation process at the Court, her first oral argument and conference experiences, and how she intends to approach opinion writing.

Justice Kagan also discusses her relationship with Chief Justice John Roberts, collegiality amongst the Justices and her thoughts on the confirmation process. The interview took place in Justice Kagan’s temporary chambers inside the Supreme Court building.

 

Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010 at 2:59pm (ET)

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