Tag Archives: Elena Kagan

Ralph Nader: Corporatist Judge Barrett – Two More Senate Abstentions Needed to Stop Trump

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial last week on his website Nader.org. 

In a 1995 book review published in the University of Chicago Law Review, Elena Kagan (now Justice Kagan) wrote about judicial nominees avoiding disclosing their views on legal issues.… Read more ...

Text of Elena Kagan’s Thesis on Socialist Party in New York City

When IPR found out that Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan had written her thesis on the Socialist Party of New York City, we hoped to obtain a copy of the document for readers to take a look at. The thesis is available for viewing and downloading here.… Read more ...

Brian Irving: President should nominate Supreme Court justices who respect the Constitution

by Brian Irving
Raleigh Libertarian Examiner
emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com

The bitter battles now routine for every U.S. Supreme Court nomination go beyond the issue of the qualifications or political views of the specific nominee. They expose a more fundamental problem with the federal government: the legislative and executive branches simply refuse to take the Constitution seriously.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Getting to Know Elena Kagan’

By Ralph Nader

Given the Niagara of commentary on the nomination of Elena Kagan to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, we know very little about the nominee. For friend and critic alike, the predominant view of Ms. Kagan is that she has publically uttered or written remarkably little of her own views on any subject that directly or remotely relates to her forthcoming position.… Read more ...

Libertarians say Kagan is bad, but bigger problem exists

Press release from LPHQ posted at LP.org:

WASHINGTON – Wes Benedict, Executive Director of the Libertarian Party, issued the following statement today:

“Elena Kagan is another bad pick for the Supreme Court. If confirmed, it is likely that she will vote on cases with the intent of advancing political policy goals.… Read more ...

Elena Kagan Wrote Senior Thesis on Socialist Party

It appears that Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, has a connection to the Socialist Party. No, she’s not a member–she wrote her senior thesis on the party’s history in New York City from 1900-1933.

A history major, Kagan traced the rise and fall of the Socialist Party in her hometown in a senior thesis titled “To the Final Conflict: Socialism in New York City, 1900-1933.”

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