Elena Kagan


LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan greeted a full house at UK’s Singletary Center for the Arts last night.  She spoke with Law Dean David Brennan as part of the College’s annual Ray Lecture. 

Kagan discussed at length her experience as a judge, both on the Supreme Court and off, often comparing it to her previous experience at Harvard Law School.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The U.S. Supreme Court's newest member will make an appearance at the University of Kentucky later this week. UK said Wednesday that Justice Elena Kagan will speak at the Lexington campus Thursday evening as part of a lecture series.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Singletary Center Recital Hall.

Kagan, at age 53, is the youngest member of the nation's high court. She was appointed in 2010 by President Barack Obama. She previously served as solicitor general of the United States and dean of Harvard Law School, among other accomplishments.