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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Will Speak in Tucson

Feb 15 lecture set at UA for justice appointed to court in 2010 by Obama.

kagan hearings2 body VIEW LARGER U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan.
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This story has been updated to reflect that registration for Justice Kagan's speech is currently available only for law students, faculty and staff.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will speak at the University of Arizona next month.

Kagan will deliver the annual McCormick Lecture for the James E. Rogers College of Law the evening of Feb. 15. The lecture will be in the UA School of Music's Crowder Hall, which seats more than 500.

Kagan was nominated to the court in 2010 by President Barack Obama after serving as U.S. solicitor general, the job of representing the federal government's executive branch in the judicial system. She previously was dean of Harvard Law School and an associate counsel to President Bill Clinton and then deputy assistant to the president for domestic policy.

Priority seating for the lecture will go to law students, faculty and staff.

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