U.S. President Barack Obama is seen with his new Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan in the East Room of the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Barack Obama is seen with his new Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan in the East Room of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama announces Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the Supreme Court nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)