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Elena Kagan is the 45th Solicitor General of the United States, confirmed in March 2009. Kagan is President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court.
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Elena Kagan, 45th Solicitor General of the United States since confirmation in March 2009, is President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court.
  
 
          
 
          
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Prior to her Justice Department confirmation, Kagan was the Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law and became the 11th Dean of Harvard Law School in 2003.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.justice.gov/osg/meet-osg.html; name=Elena Kagan Biography; org=U.S. Department of Justice; date=June 30, 2010}}</ref>  
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Prior to her Justice Department confirmation, Kagan was the Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law and became the 11th Dean of Harvard Law School in 2003. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.justice.gov/osg/meet-osg.html|name=Biography|org=Justice Department|date=June 30, 2010}}</ref>
  
 
Kagan came to Harvard Law School as a visiting professor in 1999 and became Professor of Law in 2001.  
 
Kagan came to Harvard Law School as a visiting professor in 1999 and became Professor of Law in 2001.  
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From 1995 to 1999, Kagan served in the White House, first as Associate Counsel to the President (1995-96) and then as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council (1997-99).
 
From 1995 to 1999, Kagan served in the White House, first as Associate Counsel to the President (1995-96) and then as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council (1997-99).
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In 1995, Kagan was named tenured professor of law at University of Chicago Law School.
 
In 1995, Kagan was named tenured professor of law at University of Chicago Law School.
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Kagan clerked for Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1986 to 1987. The next year, she clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. She worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly from 1989 to 1991.
 
Kagan clerked for Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1986 to 1987. The next year, she clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. She worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly from 1989 to 1991.
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== Education ==
 
== Education ==
  
Kagan received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton in 1981. She attended Worcester College, Oxford, as Princeton’s Daniel M. Sachs Graduating Fellow, and received an M. Phil. in 1983. She then attended Harvard Law School, where she was supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude in 1986..<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.justice.gov/osg/meet-osg.html; name=Elena Kagan Biography; org=U.S. Department of Justice; date=June 30, 2010}}</ref>  
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Kagan received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton in 1981. She attended Worcester College, Oxford, as Princeton’s Daniel M. Sachs Graduating Fellow, and received an M. Phil. in 1983.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.justice.gov/osg/meet-osg.html|name=Biography|org=Justice Department|date=June 30, 2010}}</ref>  
  
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Kagan attended Harvard Law School, where she was supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude in 1986.
  
 
== References ==
 
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Revision as of 11:34, 30 June 2010


Elena Kagan
Occupation Solicitor General of United States and Supreme Court Nominee
Employer U.S. Justice Department
Location Washington, D.C.
Website http://www.justice.gov/osg/

Elena Kagan, 45th Solicitor General of the United States since confirmation in March 2009, is President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court.


Background

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Prior to her Justice Department confirmation, Kagan was the Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law and became the 11th Dean of Harvard Law School in 2003. [1]

Kagan came to Harvard Law School as a visiting professor in 1999 and became Professor of Law in 2001.


From 1995 to 1999, Kagan served in the White House, first as Associate Counsel to the President (1995-96) and then as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council (1997-99).


In 1995, Kagan was named tenured professor of law at University of Chicago Law School.


Kagan clerked for Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1986 to 1987. The next year, she clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. She worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Williams & Connolly from 1989 to 1991.


Education

Kagan received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton in 1981. She attended Worcester College, Oxford, as Princeton’s Daniel M. Sachs Graduating Fellow, and received an M. Phil. in 1983.[2]

Kagan attended Harvard Law School, where she was supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude in 1986.

References

  1. Biography. Justice Department.
  2. Biography. Justice Department.