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Justice questions the way court nominees are grilled

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Posted: May 14, 2010 8:36 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: May 14, 2010 8:36 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, senators, grill

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is questioning the way some senators may grill the woman nominated to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. Justice Kennedy said lawmakers should not try to figure out how Elena Kagan would rule on speciifc issues. He says they should instead look at if her temperament, commitment and character make her suitable for the job. He made the comments in a speech in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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