Kagan to deliver Albritton lecture

Published 11:56 pm Monday, September 30, 2013

Elena Kagan, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will visit The University of Alabama School of Law to deliver the Fall 2013 Albritton Lecture Oct. 4.

Justice Kagan was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in 2010. Before joining the Court, she served as associate counsel and deputy assistant for domestic policy to President Bill Clinton, as the dean of Harvard Law School and as solicitor general of the United States.

Named for Judge William Harold Albritton III, the Albritton Lecture Series counts 10 U.S. Supreme Court Justices among its past participants. Albritton is a 1960 UA School of Law graduate and U.S. District Court Judge for the Middle District of Alabama nominated by President George H.W. Bush.

The event is open to the public and begins at 10 a.m. in the McMillian Lecture Hall, room 287/288. No registration is required, but seating is limited.