I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
And what my constitutional values are are wholly irrelevant to the job, and so neither you nor anyone else will know what they are.
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To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General’s office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it.
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Elena Kagan was born in New York City, New York. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the Court's 112th justice and fourth female justice. She began her career as a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, leaving to serve as Associate White House Counsel, and later as policy adviser, under President Clinton. She became a professor at Harvard Law School and was later named its first female dean. President Barack Obama appointed her Solicitor General on January 26, 2009. She earned a Master of Philosophy in Politics at Oxford in 1983. She received a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, at Harvard Law School in 1986.
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