US Solicitor General Kagan smiles during announcement at the White House in Washington

 
US Solicitor General Kagan smiles during announcement at the White House in Washington
U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan smiles as the announcement is made that she is being nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama as the new Supreme Court nominee in the East Room of the White House in Washington May 10, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)