Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan took little time to staff up last week, hiring her four law clerks — two male, two female — by her second workday in office.
Three hailed from Harvard — no surprise for the former Harvard Law School dean — and the fourth, Justice Anthony Kennedy clerk Allon Kedem, is from Yale. So much for law school diversity. Perhaps the best known of the four is Andrew Crespo, who clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer and was the first-ever Hispanic editor of the Harvard Law Review. Last year on TPMCafe, Crespo slammed Jeff Rosen’s controversial New Republic critique of Justice Sonia Sotomayor as a “sorry excuse for reporting” that stereotyped Hispanics.
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