Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan testifies June 30 at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on her nomination. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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After the Supreme Court overturned Chicago's ban on handguns, lead plaintiff Otis McDonald and the National Rifle Association held a news conference outside the court building. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her husband, Martin Ginsburg, at a Columbia Law School event in 2003, celebrating the 10th anniversary of her appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ed Bailey/AP hide caption

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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan faces questions this week from the Senate Judiciary Committee, which opens hearings on her nomination. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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