President-elect Barack Obama said last week he would nominate Harvard Law School President Elena Kagan as solicitor general. If confirmed, she will take up the appointment without a single Supreme Court oral argument to point to in her past -- or, it appears, any other appellate experience. But that glaring gap in her resume seems not to matter at all to the specialists, who have uniformly greeted her nomination with high praise.
Solicitor General Pick Has One Glaring Gap on Resume
January 12, 2009