My politics would be, must be, have to be, completely separate from my judgment.
Senate Confirmation Hearing, reported in "Elena Kagan under fire from Republicans", The Guardian (29 June 2010).
It is absolutely true that I have served in two Democratic administrations. You can tell something from me and my political views from that.Elena Kagan
I think people are great in many different ways. So, I think some justices are great because they have extraordinary wisdom, they have an understanding of how to apply the law in their times … in a way that's completely consistent with … the text of the law and the purposes of the law, and in a way that's completely right for the times in which they live in.Elena Kagan