Live Blogging: Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings, Day 2

As senators question Elena Kagan today on her views on hot-button issues and her role as a judge, get up-to-the-minute analysis with help from the Supreme Court experts at SCOTUSblog.

The analysts posting comments in the box below are SCOTUSblog's publisher Tom Goldstein, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, and three other SCOTUSblog staffers: the blog's manager, Erin Miller; Anna Christensen, manager of Howe & Russell; and Amy Howe, a partner at Howe & Russell.

Goldstein also is a contributing analyst on NPR's nightly one-hour summaries of the day's hearings, which can be heard on and many member stations.

SCOTUSblog, which has relationships with Akin Gump and Howe & Russell, is widely read in the legal community. (Here is an explanation of the site's editorial policies and practices.)

You can also stream video of the hearings here, provided in conjunction with PBS NewsHour:

NPR's complete coverage of Kagan's Supreme Court nomination can be found here.

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