IN THE NEWS: President Obama Nominates Solicitor General Elena Kagan to U.S. Supreme Court

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On Monday May 10, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Much has already been written in the media and on law blogs around the web, so we won’t go into the details that have already been publicized.  We do however provide links to some of these posts and articles if you would like to check them out.  These links are at the bottom of this post under Related Posts From Around the Web. For now though, we turn our attention to the law review articles within HeinOnline that were authored by Supreme Court Nominee, Elena Kagan.

As a scholar who focused on issues ranging from freedom of speech to government policy making, Kagan authored a number of law review articles in publications including the Harvard Law Review, Texas Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, Law and Social Inquiry, Supreme Court Review, Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, U.C. Davis Law Review, and the University of Chicago Law Review.

Below is a list of articles available in HeinOnline.  Click on any article to link to the full-text from within HeinOnline.   
NOTE:  You must be subscribed to the appropriate HeinOnline collection in order to access the full-text.

From HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library:
  1. For Justice Marshall
          71 Tex. L. Rev. 1125 (1992-1993)
  2. The Changing Faces of First Amendment Neutrality: R.A.V. v. St. Paul, Rust v. Sullivan, and the Problem of Content-Based Underinclusion
          1992 Sup. Ct. Rev. 29 (1992)
  3. A Libel Story: Sullivan Then and Now (Review)
          18 Law & Soc. Inquiry 197 (1993)
  4. Regulation of Hate Speech and Pornography after R. A. V.
          60 U. Chi. L. Rev. 873 (1993)
  5. Confirmation Messes, Old and New (Review)
          62 U. Chi. L. Rev. 919 (1995)
  6. When a Speech Code Is a Speech Code: The Stanford Policy and the Theory of Incidental Restraints
          29 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 957 (1995-1996)
  7. Private Speech, Public Purpose: The Role of Governmental Motive in First Amendment Doctrine
          63 U. Chi. L. Rev. 413 (1996)
  8. Presidential Administration
          114 Harv. L. Rev. 2245 (2000-2001)
  9. Chevron’s Nondelegation Doctrine
          2001 Sup. Ct. Rev. 201 (2001)
  10. In Memoriam: David Westfall
          119 Harv. L. Rev. 947 (2005-2006)
  11. Commentaries: Richard Posner, The Judge
          120 Harv. L. Rev. 1121 (2006-2007)
  12. Remarks Commemorating Celebration 55: The Women’s Leadership Summit
          32 Harv. J.L. & Gender 233 (2009)
From HeinOnline’s Bar Journals Library:
  1. Women and the Legal Profession – A Status Report
          61 Rec. Ass’n B. City N.Y. 37 (2006)


Related Posts From Around the Web:

From the White House Blog: 
Elena Kagan: What They’re Saying

One of the Nation’s Leading Legal Minds: The President Nominates Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court’

Nominating Kagan: “Her Passion for the Law is Anything But Academic”

From the Volokh Conspiracy Blog:
Elena Kagan as a Scholar

From the SCOTUSblog (Supreme Court of the United States Blog):
9750 Words on Elena Kagan

From the New York Times:
Obama Picks Kagan, Scholar but Not Judge, for Court Seat

Obama Picks Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

From The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room:
President Obama picks Solicitor General Kagan to Supreme Court

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