Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has one fewer item to answer on her Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire than Justice Sonia Sotomayor had last year: the one about previous judicial office.

On Thursday, three days after Kagan’s nomination to the Court, the committee released the questionnaire (pdf) that she’ll need to complete prior to her confirmation hearing. It’s a task that all nominees who go before the committee must complete, though the details of the questionnaire have changed over the years, depending on what the committee’s chairman and ranking member agree to include.

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