Kagan Would Likely Sit Out Some Cases In First Year

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On The Move: When Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan visited senators last week, she was joined by President Obama's assistant for legislative affairs, Phil Schiliro (left). On the same day, White House staffers delivered Kagan's responses to questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee. AP hide caption

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White House Takes Over Court Nominee's Prep

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At Harvard, Kagan Won More Fans Than Foes

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The Harvard-Yalification Of The Supreme Court

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan meets Thursday with Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) on Capitol Hill. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Kagan On Senators' Minds As Judiciary Panel Meets

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid while visiting with members of the Senate on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Kagan Courts Support On The Hill

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Kagan Criticized For Lack of Diversity At Harvard

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Should Kagan's Lack Of Judicial Experience Matter?

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Solicitor General Elena Kagan listens as President Obama introduces her as his choice for Supreme Court justice in the East Room of the White House on Monday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Some On Left Also Oppose Kagan Nomination

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Kagan's Years At Harvard Scrutinized

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Surprising Reactions To Obama's High Court Nominee

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Vice President Joe Biden, President Obama and Solicitor General Elena Kagan walk into the East Room before Obama announced Kagan as his choice to be the nation's 112th Supreme Court justice on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Kagan's Positions On Hot-Button Issues In Spotlight

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Senators Judge Kagan's Supreme Court Aptness

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Trace Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's career from her time at Harvard Law School to her current job as U.S. solicitor general. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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