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June 29, 2010 ABA Journal Podcast

GOP Takes Aim at Kagan’s Record, But She Has Breezy Conversation with Graham

By Richard Brust

In day two of Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearing, senators on the Judiciary Committee began questioning of the Supreme Court nominee. Republican senators took aim at Kagan’s record. And Kagan backed off a pre-law school paper that’s drawn some fire since her nomination.

To get a sense of the mood and learn about key news developments Tuesday, Richard Brust, the ABA Journal’s U.S. Supreme Court editor, debriefs reporter Mark Walsh, who is covering the confirmation hearing for the Journal. Walsh is calling in from one of the Senate’s old-fashioned phone booths.

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In This Podcast:

Richard Brust
Richard Brust is the assistant managing editor who oversees the ABA Journal’s monthly Supreme Court Report and orchestrates the magazine’s U.S. Supreme Court coverage. Before joining The Lawyer’s Magazine, Rich worked as an editor at publications including the Legal Intelligencer, National Law Journal, and Morning Call. He holds a J.D. from Temple University School of Law.

Mark Walsh is a freelance writer for the ABA Journal, covering the U.S. Supreme Court. He also writes for Education Week and has appeared as a commentator for C-SPAN, Court TV, Fox News, National Public Radio and BBC Radio.