As hearings begin today to confirm U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, the Senate Judiciary Committee will try to gain a better understanding of the kind of justice she would be. What is known about her legal views? Is her lack of judicial experience an issue? And what political strategy will the parties use to position themselves?
John Eastman, Former Dean and Professor, Chapman University School of Law; Founding Director, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
Lawrence Rosenthal, Professor, Chapman University School of Law