Professor Mark Kende
Professor Mark Kende, the James Madison chair of constitutional law and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Drake University Law School, is writing a blog for the Des Moines Register about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearing.
Kende has co-taught constitutional law classes with two current U.S. Supreme Court justices. In 2009, Cambridge University Press published his book, “Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds: South Africa and the United States.”
His blog covers a variety of topics for each day of the hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. His most recent posts today cover the following topics:
•Who are the Judicial Activists?
•More on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and Commerce
•Election Concerns and Umpires
Live video of the confirmation hearing is available on the USA Today website.