July 01, 2010 ABA Journal Podcast

GOP Takes 2nd Round: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ Military Recruiting

By Richard Brust

In day three of Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearing, Republican senators went back on the offensive, exhausting the military recruitment and “don’t ask, don’t tell” line of questioning. Was Kagan more polished today than the past few days? Well, there were fewer laughs.

To get a sense of the mood and learn about key news developments Wednesday, Richard Brust, the ABA Journal’s U.S. Supreme Court editor, debriefs reporter Mark Walsh, who is covering the confirmation hearing for the Journal.

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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.