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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Program ID:
283240-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 12, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 2009

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  • Jan 12, 2009 | 6:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 12, 2009 | 10:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2009 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2009 | 8:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
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