Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Interview
Justice Elena Kagan was nominated to the bench by President Barack Obama to succeed retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. She began officially serving on the Supreme Court on August 7, 2010.
In her first interview since joining the Supreme Court, Associate Justice Elena Kagan talked about a number of topics, including why she became a lawyer, the acclimation process at the Court, her first oral argument and conference experiences, and how she intended to approach opinion writing. She also discussed her relationship with Chief Justice John Roberts, collegiality amongst the justices and her thoughts on the confirmation process. The interview took place in Justice Kagan’s temporary chambers inside the Supreme Court building.
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Elena Kagan Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
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