Elena Kagan is known for being the 112th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to becoming the Supreme Court Justice, she occupied a number of important positions, including the Dean of Harvard Law School from 2003 to 2009. She resigned as Solicitor General of the United States in 2010 to become the Supreme Court Justice that same year.
She is the only female child of the three children born to Gloria and Robert Kagan.
In 2003, she made history by becoming the first female dean of Harvard Law School.
Upon assuming office in 2010 as Supreme Court Justice, she became the fourth woman to ever occupy that position in the entire history of the Supreme Court of the United States.
I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide.Elena Kagan
In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.Elena Kagan
It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl, as opposed to some other, different kind. And I think that made a great deal of difference to me growing up and in my life afterward.Elena Kagan
To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it.Elena Kagan
When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues, the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce, and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public.Elena Kagan
is a famous Solicitor General of the United States,
who was born on
April 28, 1960. As a person born on this date, Elena Kagan is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 28) and the 42nd most popular for the year (1960).
People born on April 28
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Elena Kagan is the 301st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Elena Kagan's birthday, Elena Kagan ranks 633rd in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Elena Kagan ranks as the 3502nd
most popular famous person of all time.
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