Analysis

Outgunned By Conservatives, Kagan Courting Compromise

By Jimmy Hoover (April 10, 2019, 9:28 PM EDT) -- Justice Elena Kagan is one of four Democratic appointees to the U.S. Supreme Court, but she, perhaps more than any other, has fought against the court's recent rightward drift by trying to get her conservative colleagues to come to the table and compromise.

Faced with the strongest conservative majority in years, Justice Kagan has tried to find middle ground in cases ranging from administrative law to partisan gerrymandering. And her efforts to do so have at times put her at odds with her fellow liberals.

"I think Justice Kagan is willing to compromise on a wide range of areas," said Josh...

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