Readers seeking information about Elena Kagana??from her early life and her ascent to the Supreme Court to how she approaches questions of fairness, justice, equality, and civil rightsa??will find this biography engaging and invaluable.
a? Presents a clear overview of Kagan's legal thought and writings that reveals the basic tenets of her philosophies
a? Documents Kagan's accomplishments while serving as dean of Harvard Law School and her rise to the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court, giving readers a clear understanding of the steps and circumstances throughout her successful career
a? Illustrates the important differences and similarities between Kagan and recent court appointee Sonia Sotomayor
a? Provides a complete bibliography that will direct students to the most important print and electronic sources of additional information about Kagan