We hope you can join us for the 2024 Supreme Court Fellows Program Annual Lecture. The Law Library of Congress and the Supreme Court Fellows Program will present a conversation with Associate Justice Elena Kagan on Thursday, February 8 at 3:15 p.m. EST.
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This event will also be live-streamed here.
Justice Kagan was born in New York, New York, on April 28, 1960. She received an A.B. from Princeton in 1981, an M. Phil. from Oxford in 1983, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986. She clerked for Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1986-1987 and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court during the 1987 term. After briefly practicing law at a Washington, D.C. law firm, she became a law professor, first at the University of Chicago Law School and later at Harvard Law School. She also served for four years in the Clinton administration, as associate counsel to the president and then as deputy assistant to the president for domestic policy. Between 2003 and 2009, she served as the dean of Harvard Law School. In 2009, President Obama nominated her as the Solicitor General of the United States. A year later, the President nominated her as an associate justice of the Supreme Court on May 10, 2010. She took her seat on August 7, 2010.
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