President Obama annouces Elena Kagan as his Supreme Court nominee in Washington

President Obama annouces Elena Kagan as his Supreme Court nominee in Washington

Solicitor General Elena Kagan (C) is introduced as President Barack Obama's (R) Supreme Court Justice nominee as he and Vice President Joe Biden (L) applaud, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2010. A vacancy in the court has opened up as current Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his resignation. UPI/Kevin Dietsch