Elena Kagan (pronounced /ˈkeɪɡən/; born April 28, 1960) is the Solicitor General of the United States and President Barack Obama's nominee to become the 112th Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. She is the first woman Solicitor General, having been nominated by President Obama on January 26, 2009, and confirmed by the Senate on March 19, 2009. Kagan was formerly dean of Harvard Law School and Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law at Harvard University. She had also been a professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School. During the administration of President Bill Clinton, Kagan served as Associate White House Counsel.
PardonMyFrench - Look I don't dislike Elena, I just don't buy what Obama is selling. He keeps taking about her as Solicitor General but she's been one for a little more than a year. Basically Obama is nominating a Law Professor to the Supreme COurt.