As you know, Obama has nominated Elena Kagan for Supreme Court Justice. Here's a portion of the article from politico...
As solicitor general, Kagan serves as the nation’s top lawyer arguing cases before the high court. Yet Kagan is highly unusual in one way – she has never been a judge. It’s the first time in nearly four decades that someone would join the court, if confirmed, without any prior judicial experience. The last to do so was William Rehnquist, who went on to become chief justice.
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Do you think Supreme Court Justices should have experience being a judge before being appointed as a Supreme Judge for life?