Elena Kagan

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8 Aug, 2011

My Top Three Questions Presented from the Supreme Court’s 2010 Term

2019-03-18T18:47:55-05:00August 8th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I explained last year, there may be no more daunting task in all Supreme Court practice than distilling a 9,000-word—or hopefully less—cert petition down to one or two Questions Presented. Although crafting QP’s are difficult, you can improve your QP’s by combining a few of the following techniques with lots of [...]

7 Oct, 2010

Professor Kagan, Justice Kagan, and Snyder v. Phelps

2019-03-18T18:48:12-05:00October 7th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday’s argument in Snyder v. Phelps produced more than its share of intriguing story lines: two first-time Supreme Court oral advocates (including one representing her father), a spirited debate inside the courtroom, and an even more spirited demonstration outside. And, of course, there are the you-can’t-be-serious facts of the case: protesters holding [...]