Elena Kagan ( / ˈkeɪɡən / KAY-guhn; born April 28, 1960) is an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was nominated by President Barack Obama on May 10, 2010, and has served since August 7, 2010. Kagan is the fourth woman to become a member of the Court. Kagan was born and raised in New York City.
Jun 26, 2015 · Born April 28, 1960, in New York City to parents Gloria and Robert, Elena Kagan grew up as the second of three children in a middle-class Jewish family living on Manhattan's Upper West Side....
Oct 31, 2014 · Prior to her confirmation, Elena Kagan was the Charles Hamilton Houston Professor of Law and the 11th Dean of Harvard Law School. During her nearly six-year tenure as Dean, Harvard Law School expanded and enhanced its faculty, modernized its curriculum, developed new campus facilities, promoted public service, and improved the student experience.
Sep 03, 2021 · Born in New York City on April 28, 1960, Elena Kagan is the daughter of Robert Kagan, an attorney, and Gloria (Gittelman) Kagan, a school teacher. Kagan’s father represented the rights of tenants in the city’s many co-op conversions and her mother was known as a demanding but dedicated teacher at Hunter College Elementary School.
Elena Kagan, (born April 28, 1960, New York, New York, U.S.), associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 2010. She also was the first woman to serve as U.S. solicitor general (2009–10). Kagan, the daughter of Robert Kagan, a lawyer, and Gloria Gittelman Kagan, an elementary school teacher, was raised in New York City.
ELENA KAGAN, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was born in New York, New York, on April 28, 1960. She received an A.B., summa cum laude, in 1981 from Princeton University. She attended Worcester College, Oxford University, as Princeton’s Daniel M. Sachs Graduating Fellow, and received an M. Phil. in 1983.