Elena Kagan

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Court Likely To Uphold Michigan Measure On Race

The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions.

10/15/2013

File photo of onlookers standing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

High Court Weighs Mich. Ban On Affirmative Action

After the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in a Michigan case, affirmative action opponents persuaded the state’s voters to outlaw any consideration of race. Now, the high court is weighing whether that change to Michigan’s constitution is itself discriminatory.

10/14/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan poses for photographs in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court building on Oct. 8, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kagan: Technology Is ‘A Challenge For Us’

Elena Kagan says she and her fellow Supreme Court justices aren’t the most tech savvy group of people and still communicate with each other the same way they did when she was a clerk in 1987: with paper memos.

08/20/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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