U.S. Solicitor General's Office
Former Solicitor General Ken Starr talked about the role of the solicitor general and the transition period from one administration to the… read more
Former Solicitor General Ken Starr talked about the role of the solicitor general and the transition period from one administration to the next. Mr. Starr recounted his time as solicitor general under President George H.W. Bush. He also talked about the workload of a solicitor general, how cases are argued during a transition period, and offered his thoughts on President-Elect Obama’s pick for the job, Elena Kagan. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to serve as solicitor general.
Ken Starr was interviewed by remote video link from Pepperdine University, where he is dean of the law school. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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