On This Date in Legal History

On May 10, 2010, President Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed her nomination by a vote of 63-37. See the Senate Roll Call at http://goo.gl/sCXFAA.

 Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Elena Kagan

Justice Elena Kagan

On August 7, 2010, she was sworn in as an Associate Justice– becoming the fourth woman to sit on the highest court. Prior to her confirmation, she was Solicitor General of the United States from March 2009 – August 2010, and dean of Harvard Law School from  2003-2009. Learn more about Justice Kagan at https://goo.gl/0Cu09l.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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