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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2010 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is photographed in her chambers in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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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 YOUNGEST MEMBER: Elena Kagan is scheduled to be sworn in Saturday for a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court.

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Associated Press The Senate is expected to vote this week on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Charles E. Grassley hears out fellow Republican Lindsey Graham on Tuesday before a Judiciary Committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

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** FILE ** Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan (foreground) listens to questions from Sen. Jeff Sessions (pictured on a video screen), Alabama Republican, who is the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, during Ms. Kagan's confirmation hearing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on her nomination. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, testifies on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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The hands of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan move as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Democrat, questions Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, as she testified before the committee's confirmation hearing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Committee Chair Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat, (right) speaks with Ranking Member Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alabama Republican, as Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, testifies on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Committee Chair Sen. Patrick Leahy, Vermont Democrat (right), speaks with ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alabama Republican, as Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, testifies on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Committee Chair Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat, takes a photo as ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alabama Republican, smiles as they wait for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, to testify on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, testifies on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan gets a pat on her back as she takes her seat on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, prior to the start of her confirmation before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan waves as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 30, 2010, to continue testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, President Obama's pick to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, testifies on the third day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 30, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg