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08/05/10

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Contact: Kate Geller, (202) 785-8683 or kate_geller@lcv.org

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LCV Applauds Confirmation of Elena Kagan as Newest Supreme Court Justice

WASHINGTON - Today, the Senate confirmed Elena Kagan, President Barack Obama’s solicitor general, as the newest Supreme Court justice.

 

LCV President Gene Karpinski released the following statement on the confirmation:

 

“We applaud the U.S. Senate for swiftly confirming Elena Kagan as the newest Supreme Court justice. General Kagan’s record and her Supreme Court confirmation hearing testimony demonstrate her commitment to providing fair Court decisions that uphold and enforce laws that protect people and the environment. We are confident that General Kagan’s wealth of experience and legal integrity will benefit the nation.”

 

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