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  Opposing view on the Supreme Court: A big-government vision
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Last EditedJason  Jul 20, 2010 06:03am
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CategoryOp-Ed by Candidate
AuthorJeff Sessions
MediaNewspaper - USA Today
News DateTuesday, July 20, 2010 09:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionAfter carefully reviewing Elena Kagan's record and testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I must oppose her nomination.

The American people want judges who impartially follow the text of the Constitution. They reject judges who use their power to impose their own political views — liberal or conservative — on the nation.

Throughout her career, Ms. Kagan has placed her politics above the law.

She has never been a judge, never tried a case before a jury and has practiced law for only three years. She is the least experienced nominee in the last half-century.

Her self-identified judicial heroes are among the most activist judges to ever serve. She even worked to confirm ACLU General Counsel Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the most activist judge now on the Supreme Court.
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