The Playful, Plainspoken Prose Of Justice Elena Kagan

Law360, Boston (June 30, 2015, 4:56 PM EDT) -- With superhero jokes and Dr. Seuss references in her majority opinions and dissents, Justice Elena Kagan cemented her reputation this U.S. Supreme Court term as a writer with a distinctive, fun-loving and conversational style that high court observers say is carefully calibrated to be as pointed as it is playful.

Justice Elena Kagan As she completes her fifth term on the Supreme Court, Justice Kagan's knack for natural, laid-back prose, and her recent fondness for citing texts even a schoolchild would know have drawn attention and acclaim from court watchers who celebrate her breezy style as a welcome antidote to the...

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