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    The Supreme Court's newest member, Justice Elena Kagan, is recusing herself from cases she handled as solicitor general. (Associated Press)


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    ** FILE ** An artist's rendering shows the newest Supreme Court justice, Elena Kagan (right), during a hearing at the court in Washington on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Seated (from left) are Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia; Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.; and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Elena Kagan. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)


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    IN AND OUT: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan participated in the day's first case, but left before the second case to avoid any conflict of interest. (Associated Press)


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    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. (right) and Justice Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court's newest member, walk down the steps of the Supreme Court Building in Washington on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, to stand for photographs after Justice Kagan's formal investiture ceremony. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


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    ON THE SIDELINES: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan can't hear about half the cases this term because of her previous involvement. (Associated Press)


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    Elena Kagan is sworn in as the Supreme Court's newest member as Chief Justice John Roberts, right, administers the judicial oath, at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. The Bible is held by Jeffrey Minear, center, counselor to the chief justice. Kagan, 50, who replaces retired Justice John Paul Stevens, becomes the fourth woman to sit on the high court, and is the first Supreme Court justice in nearly four decades with no previous experience as a judge. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


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    President Barack Obama applauds Elena Kagan during a ceremony to mark her confirmation to become the next Supreme Court justice, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Kagan is the first Supreme Court nominee in nearly 40 years with no experience as a judge, and her addition will mark the first time that three women will serve on the nine-member court together. She was sworn in Saturday as the successor to retired Justice John Paul Stevens. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


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    U.S. solicitor general Elena Kagan smiles in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, during a ceremony with President Barack Obama after her confirmation as Supreme Court justice by the Senate on Thursday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


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    Associated Press Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont joins fellow Senate Democrats (from left) Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Charles E. Schumer of New York, and Dianne Feinstein of California after Elena Kagan's confirmation vote.


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