Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has participated in the confirmation hearing for every U.S. Supreme Court justice since Sandra Day O'Connor's in 1981. This week, he will chair the hearing for Elena Kagan. Leahy recently spoke with The National Law Journal's David Ingram about his preparation for the hearing, what he plans to ask the U.S. solicitor general and why questions about Kagan's personal life should be off-limits.
Managing the Kagan Confirmation Hearing
The National Law Journal
June 28, 2010