Elena Kagan

Yale Law School dean to depart?

March 25, 2009 Yale Daily News reported yesterday that Dean Harold Hongju Koh has been nominated by President Obama to serve as legal advisor to the State Department. If confirmed, Dean Koh joins former Harvard Law dean Elena Kagan in trading law school leadership for public service. -Aaron

Elena Kagan confirmed as Solicitor General

March 20, 2009 The Legal Times reported this morning that former Harvard Law School dean Elena Kagan has been confirmed as Solicitor General. She is the first female to assume this post. Ms. Kagan served as an Equal Justice board member in 2007 after being awarded the 2008 John R. Kramer Outstanding Law School Dean Award. Read More

Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to be nominated for Solicitor General post

January 5, 2009 President-elect Barack Obama announced today that he intends to nominate Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to serve as Solicitor General in the U.S. Read More

Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan joins Board of Directors

October 27, 2008

Equal Justice Works today announced that Dean Elena Kagan of Harvard Law School will join its Board of Directors.  Since becoming dean in 2003, Dean Kagan has instituted a third-year tuition waiver policy for graduates pledging five years to public interest work; expanded the school’s loan repayment assistance program; provided summer funding for stud

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