WASHINGTON, DC / The Washington Post / US Politics / May 10, 2010
Elena Kagan never let lack of experience hold her back
By Robert Barnes
If confirmed, Solicitor General Elena Kagan would replace Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. Kagan, 50, the former dean of Harvard Law School, would become the fourth woman to serve on the high court.
The expectation only grew when Obama made Kagan, a native New Yorker, the first woman to be named as solicitor general, the government's top appellate lawyer and representative at the Supreme Court. [rc]
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