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Justice Elena Kaganís Scholarly Connection With Brett Kavanaugh
Daily Signal ^ | Jul 12, 2018 | Ken McIntyre

Posted on 09/30/2018 4:22:48 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege

“I teach that the Constitution’s separation of powers protects individual liberty, and I remain grateful to the dean who hired me, Justice Elena Kagan,” Kavanaugh said, prompting an audible gasp or two in the East Room, according to one account.

It turns out that Kagan, during her stint as dean of Harvard Law School from 2003 to 2009, made it part of her mission to seek out and hire more conservative faculty at the overwhelmingly liberal school.

“She definitely made an effort to reach out to the conservative community, and made several conservative hires while she was there,” said Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director at the Judicial Crisis Network.

Severino, whose group advocates that judges interpret laws as they were written, was a law student at the school while Kagan was dean.

Charles Fried, faculty sponsor of Harvard’s Federalist Society chapter, said in a phone interview Wednesday that he doesn’t know details about the original Kagan-Kavanaugh connection, or how it may have developed in the following years.

But, he said, the Federalist Society, which supports Kavanaugh’s nomination, recognized and appreciated Kagan’s efforts to bring some philosophical diversity to the law school.

She was greeted warmly at a Federalist Society banquet held at Harvard during the conservative, constitutionalist law group’s annual symposium in 2005, recalled Fried, who has taught there since 1961.

“I love the Federalist Society,” Kagan said in her welcoming remarks at the banquet, “but you are not my people.” Some accounts say she repeated the first part before delivering the punchline.

Kavanaugh’s students at Harvard, including self-identified liberals, told The Boston Globe and other media outlets that both his approach and approachability made him a favorite professor.

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TOPICS: Education; Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; brettkavanaugh; carrieseverino; charlesfried; elenakagan; federalistsociety; harvardlaw; kagan; kavanaugh; law; maga; scotus

1 posted on 09/30/2018 4:22:48 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Kagan....just another Liberal Lesbian Jewess.


2 posted on 09/30/2018 4:39:21 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy
She's probably the least predictably liberal of the leftist justices on the Supreme Court.

She was an occasional hunting companion of Antonin Scalia. That's gotta count for something, eh? LOL.

3 posted on 09/30/2018 5:00:39 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("The Russians escaped while we weren't watching them ... like Russians will)
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To: Alberta's Child

Lesbian Jewess will ALWAYS TRUMP SANITY!


4 posted on 09/30/2018 5:02:26 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

What will she say when the feds come knocking on her door? She hired him and kept him for how long? How many times has she recommended him for positions? If she doesn’t support him now, it will look bad on her in more than one way.


5 posted on 09/30/2018 5:03:06 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

I understand she was actually friends with Scalia. Surprised me to hear that.


6 posted on 09/30/2018 5:41:47 PM PDT by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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To: bk1000

Scalia was even closer to Justice Ginsberg...they frequented the opera together.


7 posted on 09/30/2018 5:47:36 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Guess the Demagogic Party talking points didn't cover that.

8 posted on 09/30/2018 5:58:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Kagan and Keg-Man will make a wonderful pair jk lol


9 posted on 09/30/2018 6:24:35 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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