Nightly News   |  July 01, 2013

Kagan opens up about Supreme Court life

In a recent interview Justice Elena Kagan described her experience on the U.S. Supreme Court, saying disagreements between the justices sometimes test their friendships. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> life on the court. disagreements sometimes test friendships, she told the audience at aspen idea festival, that justices are closer than people think. including a pair of hunting buddies, kagan goes shooting with justice scalia .

>> at the end of last year, we had been bird shooting four or five times, he said to me, it's time for big game hunting and we actually went out to wyoming this past fall to shoot deer and antelope. and we did.

>> justice kagan did, in fact, kill a deer. she says she has come to enjoy hunting, especially with justice scalia , and from a kid from the upper west side of manhattan, no prior experience in it.