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The Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week will heat up her confirmation process in the media. Without her lack of judicial experience producing little information about her, there has been a sense among inside-the-beltway pundits that Kagan is on cruise control for Senate confirmation. However, this hearing could gain a lot more attention if she provides any inkling of what her judicial philosophy would be on the Supreme Court.
From what evidence we have so far, here are five reasons why conservatives should rally and oppose the nomination of Elena Kagan.