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.
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.