Pres. Obama's Legal Mentor on Nominee Elena Kagan

Dr. Charles Ogletree clearly knew, after I left a general message at his Harvard Law School office, that I wanted to talk about the criticism gaining traction against President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Solicitor General Elena Kagan. In Kagan's six years as dean at Harvard Law School, for example, with the exception of one Asian-American woman, all of the tenure-track professors hired there were White. There's also sparse evidence of her views on important legal issues--and much grumbling that the President failed to further diversify the Court and nominate a Black woman...


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