Justice Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court's newest member, says that the institution's "learning curve is extremely steep," so much so that "sometimes it seems vertical." The admission came in an interview with C-SPAN that will air in its entirety next Sunday at 6:30pm ET. The public affairs channel released several clips from the interview in advance of the full airing.
On her transition to the court since August:
On her relationship with Chief Justice John Roberts:
On using a Kindle to read court briefs: