Video Clip: Justice Elena Kagan on Legal Precedents

Description

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan talked about legal precedents and when the Supreme Court should and should not overturn previous court decisions. She also spoke about how reliance on legal precedents allows the Court to be seen as apolitical.

5 minutes

Keywords

  • Apolitical
  • Humility
  • Modesty
  • Outlier
  • Overturn
  • Precedent
  • Stare Decisis
  • Supreme Court Decision

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