Courts & Crime

June 28, 2010 12:15 PM

Kagan steers clear of specifics in opening statement

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan confronted her critics Monday on the Senate Judiciary Committee, telling them that her experience and her broad philosophy will bring impartiality and "a commitment to principle" to the court. Republicans, in turn, challenged the readiness of the 50-year-old Kagan to serve on the court.

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